/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce new research fund seeking bold ideas to shape health, environment, economy and communities/

OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will announce a new fund for researchers to pursue fast-breaking, high-risk and transformative research, leading to discoveries that will help change the world and better the lives of Canadians.

The Minister will be joined by members of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee, parliamentarians, the diplomatic community, as well as Canadian and international stakeholders.

 

Date:

Thursday, December 6, 2018

   

Time:

9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)

   

Location:

Bayview Yards   

 

7 Bayview Rd

 

Ottawa, Ontario

 

Members of the media wishing to cover the event are asked to confirm their attendance in advance with Alioune Camara, tel. 613-992-8930, alioune.camara@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca.

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SOURCE Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

 

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