Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Canada Excellence Research Chairs

May 17, 2010 07:46 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Government of Canada to Unveil List of First-Ever Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Ceremony Will Officially Welcome World-Leading Researchers to Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, will introduce the first-ever Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC) as part of an official welcoming ceremony at the University of Toronto. The Minister will reveal the identities of 19 world-leading international university researchers who have chosen to pursue their research in Canada as a result of our new and prestigious CERC program. The CERC program attracts talented and innovative researchers from around the world and helps to further Canada's growing reputation as a leader in research, science and technology development, and higher learning.

Event Date: May 17, 2010
   
Time: 9:30 a.m.
   
Location: Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research Atrium
  160 College Street
  University of Toronto
   
Presenter: The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry
   
Photo Opportunity: University of Toronto CERC recipient will be on hand.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Tony Clement
    Minister of Industry
    Lynn Meahan - Press Secretary
    613-995-9001
    or
    Canada Excellence Research Chairs
    Trevor Lynn
    Manager, Communications
    613-992-7302
    Cell: 613-302-9879
    trevor.lynn@chairs-chaires.gc.ca
    or
    Canada Excellence Research Chairs
    Taylor Paxton
    Media Relations
    613-944-1758
    Cell: 613-286-0012
    taylor.paxton@chairs-chaires.gc.ca