Person: George Hunter

Dr John ApSimon

Dr John ApSimon has been appointed interim executive director of the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program effective early February and running until June. He replaces René Durocher, who has been appointed VP programs at the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). ApSimon is professor emeritus at Carleton Univ where he served as VP research…

George Hunter

George Hunter is stepping down as president of the British Columbia Technology Industries Association (BCTIA), to devote his energies to the presidency of Leading Edge BC, a provincially funded arm’s length organization that markets and promotes BC as a destination for technology firms. Hunter has served as the head of both organizations for the past…

Dr Tom Ellis

Dr Tom Ellis has been appointed as the first research director of the Canadian Light Source. Ellis’s position is affiliated with the Univ of Saskatchewan’s department of chemistry. Prior to joining the CLS, he was dean of research and graduate studies at Acadia Univ in Wolfville NS. Ellis has been involved with the CLS since…