On Friday, April 15, 2016, Terry Beech, parliamentary secretary for Science, will announce the recipients of the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund — designed to help universities attract and retain the best and brightest researchers from around the world by giving them access to state-of-the-art research tools.
Media are invited to attend both the funding announcement as well as a short research demonstration in advance of the speaking portion.
When: Friday, April 15, 2016 at 8:45 a.m.
Where: Chemistry Superlab, second floor, Steacie Building, Carleton University
What: The demonstration will cover a small electrochemical reactor that a Carleton research team is using to study the treatment of contaminants in wastewater generated by the oil sands industry. This is a great photo opportunity.
When: 9:15 a.m.
Where: Conference Rooms 2224 and 2228, 2nd floor, River Building, Carleton University
What: Funding announcement and photo opportunity.
Terry Beech, parliamentary secretary for Science
Roseann O’Reilly Runte, president and vice-chancellor, Carleton University
Nimal Rajapakse, vice-president (Research and International), Carleton University
Guy Levesque, vice-president, Programs and Performance, Canada Foundation for Innovation
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