OTTAWA, April 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Three of Canada's top researchers in the
health, natural and social sciences will speak about the impact of federal
funding provisions on university research in Canada at the Canadian
Association of University Teachers' national council meeting this week.
The plenary panel discussion will begin at 2:30 p.m. this Thursday, April
23, 2009 in the Adam Room at the Chateau Laurier Hotel and feature:
- W.R. Peltier, University Professor and Professor of Physics, and
Director of the Centre for Climate Change Studies at the University of
- Ryan T. McKay, Scientific Director of the National High Field Nuclear
Magnetic Resonance Centre at the University of Alberta; and
- Marjorie Griffin Cohen, Professor of Political Science at Simon Fraser
CAUT's Council meeting, held twice a year, brings together more than 100
representatives of academic staff associations from across Canada.
For further information:
For further information: on the panel discussion or to register to
attend, please contact Kerry Pither, CAUT's communications officer, (613)