Media Advisory - Science minister to highlight importance of equity and diversity in research at social sciences and humanities congress

TORONTO, May 26, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will address attendees of the Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences congress during the Canada Prizes 2017 award ceremony. The Minister will deliver remarks on the importance of inclusion, equity and diversity in all scientific and scholarly disciplines.

The ceremony takes place as part of Congress 2017 and will celebrate authors who have made a significant impact on the social sciences and humanities. Now in its 86th year, Congress is Canada's largest gathering of scholars and brings together academics, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners.



Sunday, May 28, 2017


4:00 p.m.


Ryerson University
George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, Third Floor
ENG-Engineering 304-Sears Atrium
245 Church St.
Toronto, Ontario


Follow Minister Duncan on social media:
Twitter: @ScienceMin
Instagram: sciencemin


SOURCE Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

For further information: Michael Bhardwaj, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of Science, 343-291-3966; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777,


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