BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 21, 2015) - Dr. B. Mario Pinto, President, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), on behalf of the Government of Canada will announce two leading Canadian women researchers as new NSERC Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering. The announcement will coincide with the Creating Connections 4.0 conference at Simon Fraser University, where discussions will be held on the role of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.

Date: May 22, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (PST)
Location: Saywell Hall Room 10041
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby campus, 8888 University Dr
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Contact Information:

Martin Leroux
Media and Public Affairs Officer
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
613-943-7618
media@nserc-crsng.gc.ca