Press release from Canada Research Coordinating Committee: “Canada’s researchers provide creative thinking and insight that help our health, environment, communities, and economy thrive. Young researchers, in particular, are engaged in some of the most innovative projects across and between disciplines, but often face challenges accessing funds to support their work, despite its potential to deliver […]
We are pleased to announce that recent funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council through its Strategic Partnership Grants program will bolster STEM research at ACCRU member universities. The funding will support 11 projects related to the environment, communications technologies, and more. The recipients are as follows: Institut national de la recherche scientifique
Canada’s research and innovation ecosystem has benefited from recent historic investments that ACCRU has warmly welcomed. In response to the Government of Canada’s invitation to share our priorities for the 2019 federal budget and in keeping with this year’s theme of Economic Growth: Ensuring Canada’s Competitiveness, we are pleased to offer the following recommendations, which if
The members of ACCRU congratulate Dr. Lyne Sauvageau on her appointment as President of the Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS). As Chair of ACCRU she has been a strong advocate for small- and medium-sized research universities. We wish her the best as she embarks on this new venture. The press release is available here.
PRESS RELEASE February 28,2018 Cliquez ici pour une version en français. QUEBEC CITY, Quebec – The Alliance of Canadian Comprehensive Research Universities (ACCRU) welcomes the historic investments that will contribute significantly to the deployment of Canadian fundamental research. These investments are consistent with the orientations of the Report of the Expert Panel on Fundamental Science Review.
Dr. Kevin Vessey is among the latest appointments to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada(NSERC), the nation’s focal point for discovery and innovation in natural sciences and engineering. The appointment was announced recently by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities. Dr. Vessey joins 18
Dr. Claudia Malacrida, University of Lethbridge Associate Vice-President (Research), joins 14 other diverse Canadians in being appointed to the governing council of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Kirsty Duncan, Canada’s science minister, announced the appointments to SSHRC, the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports post-secondary research and research training
The Alliance of Canadian Comprehensive Research Universities Responds to the Advisory Panel on Federal Support for Fundamental Science’s Report For immediate release Wednesday, April 12, 2017 —————————————————————- NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Dr. J. Kevin Vessey, Chair of the Alliance of Canadian Comprehensive Research Universities (ACCRU) —————————————————————- As chair of the Alliance