SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA

April 20, 2009 10:45 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Goodyear to Announce Major Investments in Social Sciences and Humanities Research

Attention Assignment Editors (Education, Business, Finance, Science)

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - April 20, 2009) - Media representatives are invited to attend a news conference where Minister of State (Science and Technology) the Honourable Gary Goodyear will make a major funding announcement in support of social sciences and humanities research.

The announcement relates to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).



Who: - Hon. Gary Goodyear, minister of state (science and technology)
- Carmen Charette, executive vice-president, SSHRC
- Dr. Dave Gauthier, vice-president research, University
of Regina

When: Monday, April 20, 2009
1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (CDT)

Where: University of Regina
Center for Kinesiology, Health and Sport
Kinesiology Foyer
3737 Parkway Drive
Regina, Saskatchewan


Note to editors: SSHRC is an independent federal government agency that funds university-based research and graduate training through national peer-review competitions. SSHRC also partners with public and private sector organizations to focus research and aid the development of better policies and practices in key areas of Canada's social, cultural and economic life.

Contact Information

  • SSHRC
    David Holton
    Communications
    Cell: 613-853-4479
    david.holton@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca
    or
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    Gary Toft - Director of Communications
    613-943-7599