Person: Pearse Flynn

Dr Alan Bernstein

Dr Alan Bernstein has been appointed as the first president of the new Canadian Institutes of Research (CIHR). (see article here). Bernstein has stepped down from his position as director of the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute (SLRI), a position he has held since 1994. The SLRI has appointed senior scientists Dr Tony Pawson and Dr…

Dr Marc Renaud

Dr Marc Renaud has been re-appointed to a second five-year term as president of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The announcement comes on the heels of his appointment as chair of the steering committee for the Canada Research Chairs Program (CRCP) (R$, May 26/00). Renaud will lead SSHRC in a new direction…

Pearse Flynn

Pearse Flynn has been appointed president of Alcatel’s Carrier Networking Group. Flynn was president and COO of Newbridge Networks Corp until Alcatel’s takeover of the Kanata ON-based firm was completed last month. As president of the new group, he will be responsible for network and inter-networking activities aimed at the carrier market and will sit…