Government of Canada

Government of Canada

June 22, 2016 11:38 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Major Funding for Discovery Research in the Natural Sciences and Engineering

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 22, 2016) - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce major funding for discovery research in the natural sciences and engineering. The funds include grants to professors as well as scholarships to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows across Canada.

Before the announcement, Minister Duncan will tour the lab facilities of Dr. Lesley MacNeil in the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences.

Media are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes early to sign in at the reception desk.

Date: June 23, 2016
Time: Media Arrival-8:45 a.m. (ET)
Lab Tour-9:00 a.m.
Announcement-9:30 a.m.
Location: Atrium of the Farncombe Institute
Family Digestive Health Research Institute, Third Floor, Blue Section
Hamilton Health Sciences Centre
1280 Main St W., Hamilton, ON

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