Person: Dr Mark Pozansky

Alan Rock

Alan Rock has been appointed president and vice-chancellor of the Univ of Ottawa, replacing Gilles Patry who held the positions since 2001 and oversaw the university’s rapid rise as a research powerhouse. Rock was Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations from 2004 to 2006 and previously held a number of Cabinet positions in the Chrétien…

Dr Robert Crawhall

Dr Robert Crawhall has been appointed the first president and CEO of NanoQuébec. Crawhall has been the president and CEO of the National Capital Institute of Telecommunications for a past seven years, following a 15-year career at Bell-Northern Research and Nortel Networks Corp where he held the positions of director of advanced strategic planning and…

Dr Mark Pozansky

Dr Mark Pozansky has been appointed chair of the board of directors for the Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI). A board member since 2004, Pozansky was president and scientific director of the Robarts Research Institute from 2003 to 2007. He replaces Mark Lievonen, who is stepping down but will remain a board member. Also joining OGI…

Gregory Kealey

Gregory Kealey has been appointed the first provost at the Univ of New Brunswick. Kealey, who is UNB’s VP research, will hold both positions simultaneously. He also chairs Board of Enterprise UNB, the university’s technology transfer arm. The provost position runs until the end of 2011 during a period of transition in the province’s post-secondary…