Publications

2016

Jun 13, 2016

“In May 2016, The U15 Executive Heads agreed to the following statement on the indirect costs of research.”

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Apr 5, 2016

OTTAWA, ON — April 6, 2016 — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes Science Minister Kirsty Duncan’s formal announcement today of the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, which will invest $2 billion into improving research and innovation infrastructure at post

Mar 24, 2016

This document contains a high level summary of key measures found in Budget 2016 which was tabled on March 22, 2016. Items contained in the summary were selected based on their relevance to research intensive universities and the innovation agenda. 

 

Mar 22, 2016

OTTAWA, ON March 22, 2016 — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes Budget 2016, which Finance Minister Bill Morneau introduced in the House of Commons today.

Feb 19, 2016

Hello, and thank you for the opportunity to appear before the committee. As the Chair of The U15, I am here representing the group of Canada’s research-intensive universities from across the country. I am also president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo.

2015

Nov 5, 2015

Ottawa, ON (November 5, 2015) The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities applauds the government of Canada’s decision to re-establish the long-form census, as announced today by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the H

Oct 20, 2015

On behalf of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities, I would like to congratulate Prime Minister designate Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party on their election victory last night and to all of the elected Members of Parliament who will be representing Canadians in Ottawa.

Oct 6, 2015

U15 Statement on the 2015 Nobel Physics Recipients

Jul 31, 2015

Ottawa, ON (July 31, 2015) – The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities warmly welcomed the federal government’s announcement of the first round of Canada First Research Excellence Fund awards.

Jul 28, 2015

Ottawa, ON (July 28, 2015) – Today’s announcement of the first round of awards from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund demonstrates the federal government’s commitment to supporting globally competitive research excellence.  Even more importantly, the projects and partners