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March 25, 2010 17:43 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Invests in Research Excellence at the University of British Columbia

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) - Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, will be at the University of British Columbia to announce the latest new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at the university. The researchers appointed to these prestigious academic positions are world leaders in vital research fields, including energy, health, the environment, biotechnology and economics.

Following the announcement, there will be a photo opportunity and media availability.

Date: Friday, March 26, 2010
   
Time: 9:30 a.m.
   
Location: Neural Control of Posture and Movement Lab
  Osborne Centre, Unit II
  University of British Columbia
  6108 Thunderbird Boulevard
  Vancouver, British Columbia

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    Gary Toft
    Director of Communications
    613-943-7599
    or
    Canada Research Chairs Program
    Trevor Lynn
    Manager, Communications
    613-992-7302