Person: Dr Nicola McDermott

Dr David Dolphin

Dr David Dolphin is the recipient of the 2005 Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering. Dolphin, a Killam Research Professor at the Univ of British Columbia’s department of chemistry, won the medal and $1 million in research funding over five years for his work with porphyrins. He is an international expert in…

Dr Nicola McDermott

Dr Nicola McDermott has been appointed executive director of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. McDermott comes to the Foundation from the Heart and Stroke Foundation, where she had been director research programs since August/04. She has more than 15 years experience with heart health initiatives, health research and project management and has a comprehensive understanding…

Dr Jean-Claude Gu‚don

Dr Jean-Claude Gu‚don has been elected VP research dissemination for the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS), effective immediately until November/08. Gu‚don is a professor of comparative literature at the Univ of Montreal and is an expert on digital media, copyright and open access. For the past 15 years he has been…