Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Canada Excellence Research Chairs

March 14, 2016 13:50 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Announces Canada Excellence Research Chair in Data-Intensive Methods in Economics at The University of British Columbia

Attention: Assignment Editors (Education, Science, Finance)

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 14, 2016) - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce the newest Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) during an official ceremony at The University of British Columbia. The CERC Program attracts some of the most talented and innovative researchers from around the world, and helps to further Canada's growing reputation as a leader in research, higher learning, and science and technology development. There will be media availability and photo opportunities following the announcement.

DATE: March 15, 2016
TIME: Media Arrival - 10:40 a.m. (PT)
Announcement - 10:45 a.m. (PT)
PLACE: Vancouver School of Economics, Iona Building,
Room 300 - Bachelor of International Economics Lounge
University of British Columbia, 6000 Iona Drive, Vancouver, BC V6T 1L4

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Contact Information

  • Michael Adams
    Communications Advisor
    Canada Excellence Research Chairs Program
    613-944-1758
    Cell: 613-219-7523

    Veronique Perron
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister of Science
    343-291-2600

    Glenn Drexhage
    Media Relations Specialist
    The University of British Columbia
    604-822-2234
    Cell: 604-868-0896