Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Canada Excellence Research Chairs

September 25, 2014 12:42 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Newest Canada Excellence Research Chair at Queen's University

Attention: Assignment Editors (Education, Science)

KINGSTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 25, 2014) - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will introduce the newest Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) as part of an official welcoming ceremony at Queen's University. The CERC Program attracts talented researchers who are world leaders in their respective scientific fields, strengthening Canada's own leadership in research, post-secondary education, and science and technology development. Before the announcement, Minister of State Holder will tour the Physics Museum in the Physics Department (Stirling Hall, 64 Bader Lane). Media are invited to join the tour.

There will be media availability and photo opportunities following the announcement.

DATE: September 26, 2014
TIME: 10:00 a.m. ET. Tour at the Physics Museum
10:30 a.m. ET announcement
PLACE: Lougheed Room (Room 340)
Richardson Hall, Queen's University
74 University Avenue
Kingston, ON

Contact Information

  • Michael Adams
    Communications Advisor
    Canada Excellence Research Chairs Program
    613-944-1758

    Michael Bhardwaj
    Media Relations Specialist
    Canada Foundation for Innovation
    613-943-5346

    Scott French
    Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs
    Office of the Honourable Ed Holder
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    613-943-6177

    Anne Craig
    Communications Officer
    Queen's University
    613-533-2877