Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Canada Excellence Research Chairs

September 25, 2013 07:00 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Newest Canada Excellence Research Chair

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 25, 2013) -

Attention: Assignment Editors (Education, Science)

The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will introduce the newest Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) as part of an official welcoming ceremony at McGill University. 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, higher learning and science and technology development.

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

DATE: September 25, 2013
TIME: 10 a.m. (EDT)
PLACE: Francesco Bellini Life Sciences Building - Atrium
3649 Promenade Sir-William-Osler
McGill University
Montréal, Québec

Contact Information

  • Francine Charbonneau
    Communications Advisor
    Canada Excellence Research Chairs Program
    613-944-1758

    Yves Melanson
    Coordinator, Media Relations
    Canada Foundation for Innovation
    613-996-3160

    Mary Ann Dewey-Plante
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Greg Rickford
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    (613) 943-6177

    Cynthia Lee
    Media Relations Office
    McGill University
    514-398-6754