Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

August 26, 2014 15:38 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Investment in Research Partnerships

Attention: Assignment Editors (education, social sciences, digital media)

BRANDON, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Aug. 26, 2014) - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will announce a significant investment in the funding of new multi-sector partnerships and support for research training in the fields of social sciences and humanities while at Brandon University.

There will be a photo opportunity and media availability following the announcement.

Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. (CT)
Location: John E Robbins Library
Brandon University
270-18th Street
Brandon, MB. R7A 6A9
Participants: The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology)
Tim Wilson, Executive Director, Research Grants and Partnerships Division, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
William Reimer, Adjunct Professor at Brandon University (Professor Emeritus at Concordia), Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Brandon University

Contact Information

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

    Media Relations
    Industry Canada
    613-943-2502
    Toll free: 1-800-328-6189
    media-relations@ic.gc.ca

    Julia Gualtieri
    Media Relations Advisor
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
    613-944-4347
    Cell: 613-371-3829
    julia.gualtieri@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca