Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Canada Excellence Research Chairs

July 04, 2016 10:00 ET

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QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 4, 2016) - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, along with the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will announce the newest Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) during an official ceremony at Université Laval. 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: July 5, 2016
TIME: Media Arrival - 8:45 a.m. (eastern)
Announcement - 9:00 a.m. (eastern)
PLACE: Pavillon La Laurentienne, Auditorium Jean-Paul Tardif, Université Laval
1030 avenue du Séminaire, Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6

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Contact Information

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

    Marielle Morissette
    Strategic Research Communications Advisor
    Universite Laval
    Tel.: 418-656-2131, ext. 4674

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