Government of Canada announces support for some of Canada’s brightest emerging researchers

Media advisory

May 15, 2019, Kingston, Ontario — The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will be at Queen’s University to announce this year’s recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. These awards will help train some of the brightest doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows and will strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class research talent.

Date:               May 16, 2019

Time:              10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)

Location:       Mitchell Hall
                         Queens University
                         69 Union St W
                         Kingston, Ontario

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For further information, please contact:

Daniele Medlej
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Science and Sport

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

David Coulombe
Media Relations
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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