Government of Canada

Government of Canada

May 21, 2015 14:54 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Two new Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 21, 2015) - Dr. B. Mario Pinto, President, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), on behalf of the Government of Canada will announce two leading Canadian women researchers as new NSERC Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering. The announcement will coincide with the Creating Connections 4.0 conference at Simon Fraser University, where discussions will be held on the role of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.

Date: May 22, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (PST)
Location: Saywell Hall Room 10041
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby campus, 8888 University Dr
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Contact Information

  • Martin Leroux
    Media and Public Affairs Officer
    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
    613-943-7618
    media@nserc-crsng.gc.ca