Person: Dr Bruce Clayman

Dr Bruce Clayman

Dr Bruce Clayman has been appointed inaugural president of Great Northern Way Campus (GNWC), a new academic consortium founded by four British Columbia-based institutions (see ‘Briefs’ on this page). He is the outgoing VP research at Simon Fraser Univ and was recently elected director of SFU’s director of the Centre for Policy Research on Science…

Dr Brian Unger

Dr Brian Unger has been appointed chair of Inno-centre Alberta’s advanced technology selection committee, of which he is already a member. A computer science professor at the Univ of Calgary, Unger is president and CEO of the Informatics Circle of Research Excellence (iCORE) and founding president of Netera Alliance…. The Univ of Toronto may be…

Kevin Fitzgibbons

Kevin Fitzgibbons has been appointed executive director of the office of the new National Science Advisor, effective May 1, the first employee to be hired in support of Dr Arthur Carty. Fitzgibbons comes to the NSA office within the Privy Council Office from the National Research Council, which he joined in 1991. Most recently he…

Ian Thomas

Ian Thomas, manager of Innovation Programs and Policy Research with the Science and Technology Division of Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, has left to join the Alberta government. He has been appointed to the newly created position of director, Policy and Planning, with the Alberta Ministry of Innovation and Science (MIS). Over a…

Dr Bruce Clayman

Dr Bruce Clayman has been elected director of the Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology (CPROST) at Simon Fraser Univ (SFU), replacing Dr Richard Smith. He will take administrative leave from his position as VP research at SFU at the end of August, a position he has held since 1994. Clayman is a…

Dr William Bridger

Dr William Bridger is stepping down as president/ CEO of the Alberta Ingenuity Fund , a position he has held since September/03. He was formerly VP research at the Univ of Western Ontario and associate VP research and a professor of biochemistry at the Univ of Alberta….