Awards for science promotion announced
July 23, 2020
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the NSERC Awards for Science Promotion. The organization award, valued at $25,000 goes to le Centre de démonstration en sciences physiques, based at Cégep Garneau, for its work showcasing scientific phenomena and sparking curiosity in academic audiences of all ages. The individual award, valued at $10,000 goes to Dr. Lynda Colgan of Queen’s University, for her work to make math and science fun and accessible to students and their parents alike.
“Increasing science and math literacy will contribute to a strong science culture and make a real difference in thousands of young lives by positioning them to pursue interesting and productive jobs and to be more knowledgeable citizens in the Canada of the future.”
– Alejandro Adem, NSERC President