|By Marketwire .||
|February 24, 2011 05:10 PM EST||
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/24/11 -- The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) joined by Greg Rickford, Member of Parliament for Kenora, will announce research that will bring economic benefits to Canadians living in northern communities.
Media representatives are invited to attend the announcement.
Who: The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) Dr. Chad Gaffield, President, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Greg Rickford, Member of Parliament for Kenora Dr. Chris Southcott, MCRI Project Director and Professor, Department of Sociology, Lakehead University Members of the research community When: February 25, 2011 10:00 a.m. What: Announcement of the SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiatives grants Where: Lakehead University Faculty Lounge Located in the University Centre (Agora) Building UC 1029G, 955 Oliver Road Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 5E1
SSHRC is the federal agency that promotes and supports university-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences. Through its three funding programs-Talent, Insight and Connection-SSHRC enables the highest levels of research excellence in Canada, and facilitates knowledge-sharing and collaboration across research disciplines, universities and all sectors of society.
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