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Connect with NSERC

NSERC representatives regularly attend events across the country and value the opportunity to meet members of the research community. Whether it be a conference, meeting or speaking engagement, we are on the road throughout the year to share information and the latest updates on what’s happening at NSERC.

We invite you to connect with NSERC at the events below or to contact us at to learn more about our upcoming consultations.

What’s New

Welcome Pierre Charest

Pierre Charest In November 2013, NSERC welcomed Dr. Pierre Charest’s appointment as the new Vice-President of Research Grants and Scholarships Directorate.

In his new role, Pierre will become the discovery research champion and promote the foundation it provides for Canada’s innovation system. To kick off this important priority, NSERC recently launched a new interactive tool featuring how science and engineering impacts the world around us. Visit NSERC’s A World of Discoveries page to find out more, and contact NSERC Communications to share your own discovery research story.

Pierre’s complete profile is available on the Executive Team page and on This link will take you to another Web site LinkedIn.

Coming Spring 2014: Community Engagement Visits

NSERC is gearing up for another round of community engagement visits and webinars to be held in spring 2014. A calendar and registration information will be available in the coming weeks.

Updates and Reports

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