Person: Dr Michel Jébrak

Dr Michel Jébrak

Dr Michel Jébrak has been appointed president of the Conseil de la Science et de la Technologie (CST) effective this month. Jébrak comes to the CST from the Univ of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) where he held a number of senior positions including dean of science, VP research and art and director of several research…

Nobina Robinson

Nobina Robinson has been appointed president of Polytechnics Canada effective May 1st, replacing Sharon Maloney. Robinson will represent eight of Canada’s largest colleges and technology institutes from Ottawa, advocating a role between Canada’s two traditional post-secondary education paths. She holds a BA from Amherst College, a BA and MA from Oxford Univ and post-graduate work…

Maurice Bitran

Maurice Bitran has been appointed assistant DM of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development’s (MEDI) newly created strategic policy and programs division, which will also represent the Ministry of International Trade and Investment (MITI). Bitran has an extensive background in research and innovation, having worked as executive director of the Ontario R&D Challenge Fund, the…