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Industry Canada

June 22, 2010 15:00 ET

Nora English Appointed Member of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 22, 2010) - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, today announced the appointment of Nora English as a member of the Council.

"Ms. English's experience in the field of social work will allow her to serve the Council by offering vast expertise in the realm of social sciences and humanities. I am pleased to welcome her as a member of the Council," said Minister Clement.

Ms. English is currently the Student Services Coordinator at the School of Social Work at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. She has served on various research teams, including the Child Protection Research Team at the university. She has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of St. Francis Group Home and of the Board of Directors of Shalom Inc.

Ms. English earned a Master of Social Work degree at Dalhousie University. Her contribution has focused on retirement in the social work field and proactive approaches to youth who run away from home.

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada is the federal agency that promotes and supports university-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences. Through its programs and policies, the Council enables the highest levels of research excellence in Canada and facilitates knowledge-sharing and collaboration across research disciplines, universities and all sectors of society.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Tony Clement
    Minister of Industry
    Lynn Meahan - Press Secretary
    613-995-9001
    or
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
    Trevor Lynn
    Manager, Communications
    613-992-7302