Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Canada Excellence Research Chairs

June 25, 2015 14:38 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Fast to Announce Newest Canada Excellence Research Chair at The University of British Columbia

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 25, 2015) - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), 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 researchers in the world to Canada and positions Canada as a world leader in science, technology and innovation.

There will be media availability and photo opportunities following the announcement.

DATE: June 26, 2015
TIME: Lab Tour - 10.30 a.m. (Pacific)
Announcement - 11:00 a.m. (Pacific)
PLACE: AMPEL (Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory)
Brimacombe Building, 2355 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

Contact Information

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

    Scott French
    Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs
    Office of the Honourable Ed Holder
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    343-291-2700

    Heather Amos
    Media Relations Specialist
    The University of British Columbia
    604-822-3213
    Cell: 604-828-3867

    Media Relations
    Industry Canada
    343-291-1777
    media-relations-medias@ic.gc.ca