Person: René Durocher

René Durocher

René Durocher has been appointed executive director of the Canada Research Chairs Program (CRCP) with responsibility for its overall management, liaison with the universities, program review and evaluation. Durocher is a history professor and researcher at the Univ of Montreal, where he also served as vice-dean of arts and sciences, as well as associate VP…

Dr Tom Brzustowski

Dr Tom Brzustowski has been re-appointed to a second five-year term as president of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), effective October 1 when his initial term expires. Although it was not immediately clear how long the appointment was for, it has been confirmed that the term is for five years. Brzustowski has…