Summer 2019 – Volume 43 – No. 2

NSERC welcomes its new president, Dr. Alejandro Adem

NSERC is pleased to welcome Dr. Alejandro Adem as its new president, effective October 1, 2019.


NSERC Discovery Grants invest over half a billion dollars to support thousands of students and researchers across the country

NSERC Top Researcher Awards celebrate Canadian discoveries and put Canada on the world stage

Government of Canada makes bold moves to increase equity, diversity and inclusion in research

First phase of NSERC Alliance grants open for applications

Government of Canada launched the New Frontiers in Research Fund

Government of Canada invests in research partnerships to create new technologies

Investing in STEM leaders who make science and research fun for young Canadians

Government of Canada recruits world’s best minds to push the boundaries of research

Government of Canada announces significant investments in scientific research to protect Canada’s endangered whales

Launch of Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative

Changes to tri-agency policies regarding paid parental leave for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

Discovery Development Grants pilot program now made permanent

Introducing TCPS 2 – Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans


Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships announced

2019 STEAM Horizon Award winners announced

Science promoters

Canadians take part in Science Odyssey 2019

Science Literacy Week returns: September 16 - 22, 2019