Person: Dr Michael Owen

Dr Henry Mantsch

Dr Henry Mantsch has been appointed senior advisor at the Office of the National Science Advisor with a focus on international affairs. Mantsch comes to the NSA from the Canadian Embassy in Berlin where he was S&T counsellor for the past five years. His previous career with the National Research Council spanned 34 years and…

Dr Michael Owen

Dr Michael Owen has been appointed VP research and graduate studies at the Ontario College of Art and Design. Owen comes to the college from Brock Univ where he was associate VP research and international development and a professor in the faculty of education. Prior to that he was Brock’s director of research services –…

Dr Claire Bombardier

Dr Claire Bombardier has been selected as the first holder of the Pfizer Chair in Rheumatology at the Univ of Toronto. Bombardier is the director of the U of T’s division of rheumatology research in the department of medicine. The $2-million chair received $1.5 million in funding from Pfizer Canada.

Carol Stephenson

Carol Stephenson has been appointed dean of the Richard Ivey School of Business at the Univ of Western Ontario for a second five-year term. Stephenson’s first term was highlighted by an increasing emphasis on research and interdisciplinary initiatives allowing students to study business in conjunction