Susan Baldwin has been appointed executive director of Compute Canada, the organization that coordinates and promotes high-performance computing in Canadian research. Baldwin joins Compute Canada from CANARIE Inc where she was chief administrative officer. She has previously held senior executive positions in the federal government including the CRTC, Canadian Heritage and Industry Canada. Baldwin holds…
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Christian Sylvain has been appointed director of policy and international affairs at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Sylvain held the same position at the Social Science and Humanities Research Council for five years….
Daniel Fontaine has been appointed VP communications and marketing at MITACS – the Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems. Fontaine will work with the executive team to develop communications strategies relating to stakeholders in academia, industry and government. He was previously chief of staff to Vancouver mayor Sam Sullivan….
Dr Geoffrey Norman, a professor of clinical epidemiology and biostatistics at McMaster Univ, has been awarded the 2008 Karolinska Institutet prize for Research in Medical Education. Norman’s primary area of research is expert diagnostic reasoning, leading to greater knowledge in pattern recognition, clinical reasoning and clinical problem solving. He will