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Media Advisory: Harper Government to Make an Announcement Regarding Scientific Discovery Research

May 17 2013 12:00AM

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/17/13 -- The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will make an announcement regarding scientific research at universities across Canada.

Prior to the announcement, senior officials from the three granting councils (NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR), the Canada Foundation for Innovation, and Genome Canada will deliver presentations regarding federal government support for discovery research. These presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013Time: 8:30 a.m.-Presentations regarding Government of Canada support for discovery research 9:00 a.m.-Q&A session 9:20 a.m.-Funding announcement 9:40 a.m.-Q&A session with Minister of State GoodyearLocation: National Press Theatre 150 Wellington Street Ottawa, Ontario



Reporters can listen to the event via teleconference by calling 613-960-7526 or 1-877-413-4814. Conference code is 8686116.



Contacts:
Michele-Jamali Paquette
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
Minister of State (Science and Technology)
613-947-2956

Media Relations
Industry Canada
613-943-2502

Martin Leroux
Media and Public Affairs Officer
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research
Council of Canada
613-943-7618
media@nserc-crsng.gc.ca





Source: Marketwire