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Dalhousie University, Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Prince Edward Island welcomes Minister Brison for significant Government of Canada, Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) announcement

Posted by Media Centre on September 2, 2016 in News

Friday, September 2, 2016 – Media are invited as Dalhousie University, along with partners Memorial University of Newfoundland, and the University of Prince Edward Island welcome Minister Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, to Dalhousie’s campus on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 for a significant announcement relating to the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF).

Following the announcement, media will have the opportunity to view a demonstration showcasing ocean research with Dr. Julie LaRoche and students. Dr. LaRoche and the researchers in her lab are sampling coastal Nova Scotian waters, to learn more about food supplies for larval fish.

When: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Where: Steele Ocean Sciences Building, 4th Floor, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS
Time: Event begins at 10:00 a.m. (Atlantic Time)

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Media Contacts:
Janet Bryson
Dalhousie University
(902) 494-1269
(902)222-9379 (cell)
janet.bryson@dal.ca

David Sorensen
Manager, Communications
Memorial University of Newfoundland
(709) 864-2143
(709) 685-7134 (cell)
sorensen@mun.ca

Dave Atkinson
Research Communications
University of Prince Edward Island
(902) 620-5117
(902) 388-0062 (cell)
datkinson@upei.ca

 


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