Person: Dr Alan Bernstein

Dr Alan Bernstein

Dr Alan Bernstein has been appointed as the first president of the new Canadian Institutes of Research (CIHR). (see article here). Bernstein has stepped down from his position as director of the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute (SLRI), a position he has held since 1994. The SLRI has appointed senior scientists Dr Tony Pawson and Dr…

Dr Marc Renaud

Dr Marc Renaud has been re-appointed to a second five-year term as president of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The announcement comes on the heels of his appointment as chair of the steering committee for the Canada Research Chairs Program (CRCP) (R$, May 26/00). Renaud will lead SSHRC in a new direction…