Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Canada Excellence Research Chairs

October 15, 2014 13:53 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Announces New Canada Excellence Research Chair at the University of Calgary

Attention: Assignment Editors (Education, Science)

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 15, 2014) - The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State (Western Economic Diversification) on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will introduce the most recent Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) as part of an official ceremony at the University of Calgary. 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: October 16, 2014
TIME: 1 p.m. (MT)
PLACE: Announcement and Reception: Lobby
Energy Environment Experiential Learning Building
University of Calgary
750 Campus Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T2N 1N4

Contact Information

  • Julia Gualtieri
    Communications Advisor
    Canada Excellence Research Chairs Program
    613-944-4347
    Cell: 613-325-2656

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

    Scott Donaldson
    Director, Communications
    University of Calgary
    403-220-8993