Person: Dr Eliot Phillipson

Dr Eliot Phillipson

Canadian research funding imbalance a myth
By Dr Eliot Phillipson

A frequent comment in the media and elsewhere following the release of Budget 2009 by the Government of Canada is that of an “imbalance” in the funding of Canada’s research enterprise.

Dr Eliot Phillipson

Is it time for innovation in research funding?
By Dr Eliot Phillipson

The discovery of new knowledge, like all creative human activity, remains dependent on the “basic unit of research,” the human mind.

Sara Diamond

Sara Diamond has been appointed to the newly created position of director of research for The Banff Centre. She will be responsible for directing the Centre’s research programs and projects for media and visual arts, leading specific new media research initiatives and creating partnerships with universities, colleges, business and government. Diamond has been director of…

Dr Eliot Phillipson

Dr Eliot Phillipson has been appointed president of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), succeeding Dr David Strangway who is leaving on March 31 to pursue the establishment of the Sea To Sky Univ fulltime. Phillipson is currently the chair of the Univ of Toronto’s department of medicine and will assume his new duties July…

Marc Leroux

Marc Leroux has been named president and managing director of Univalor, the commercialization arm of the Univ of Montreal, Ecole Polytechnique, HEC Montreal and several research-intensive hospitals in the Montreal region. Leroux held executive positions at Teleglobe and Teleglobe World Mobility between 1992 and 1999. He then became president/CEO of Spectra Telecom and subsequently executive…