The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), today highlighted the funding that scientists, engineers and students at the
Through the Discovery Grants Program, Dr.
While at the university, Minister of State Holder and guests also visited the lab of Discovery Grant recipient Dr.
announced a significant federal investment to support scientists,
engineers, post-doctoral fellows and students at universities in
as they drive innovation, and ultimately economic prosperity, across the
country. Of the total investment,
at universities in the province of
-- The awards highlighted today at the
the 2014 competition results for the
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada'sDiscovery Grants, Discovery Accelerator Supplements, Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships, Postgraduate Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships.
-- The NSERC Discovery Grants Program is an integral component of the
government's efforts to develop, attract and retain the world's most talented researchers at Canadian universities. The program funds discovery research in a multitude of scientific and engineering disciplines, which builds a broad base of research capacity across the country.
-- The Government of
contributed a historic
to support the construction of the
Richardson College for the Environmentand Science Complexat the University of Winnipeg.
"Our government has made record investments in science, technology, and innovation. The researchers and students at the
- The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology)
"The NSERC Discovery Grants Program is one of
"Our support for researchers and students through Discovery Grants and scholarships is laying the foundation for
"The ongoing federal commitment through the NSERC Discovery Grants Program supports our world-class researchers who are focusing on relevant issues ranging from medicinal plants to magnetic resonance imaging. Scientific inquiry is key to advancing our collective knowledge, and it adds critically important capacity to our community and the Canadian economy."
Associated links -
University of Winnipeg- Discovery Grants
- Scholarships and fellowships
- List of recipients
- World of Discoveries page on NSERC site
- Discovery research video
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