Media Advisory - Minister Duncan to announce recipients of Canada's most prestigious awards for doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers

OTTAWA, Sept. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce the recipients of the 2016 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and 2016 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at an official ceremony at the University of Ottawa. The Minister will be joined by the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health.

Prior to the announcement, the Ministers will tour a lab in the Colonel By Building. Media are invited to join the tour.

Media availability and photo opportunities will take place following the announcement.


Monday, October 3, 2016


Tour: 9:45 a.m.

Announcement: 10:00 a.m.


Colonel By Building, 3rd Floor Lobby

161 Louis Pasteur

University of Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario


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Twitter: @ScienceMin 
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SOURCE Canadian Institutes of Health Research

For further information: Véronique Perron, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Science, 343-291-2600; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777,


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