Publications

2015

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

Apr 21, 2015

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes Budget 2015, which Finance Minister Joe Oliver tabled in the House of Commons today.  Among its many provisions, the budget bill contains more than $1.5B in support for research and innovation in Ca

Apr 13, 2015

OTTAWA, ON (April 13, 2015) The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes the official launch of the Business Higher Education Roundtable, a group composed of 27 leading executives from the private sector, universities, colleges and polytechnics.

Mar 18, 2015

February 4, 2015—Research & Development

2014

Dec 4, 2014

MARKHAM, ON (December 4, 2014) - The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities applauds the official launch of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF).

Nov 21, 2014

Leiden, The Netherlands (November 21, 2014) – At the invitation of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and Leiden University, the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities joined its counterpart associations to discuss the importance of social sciences and human

Oct 31, 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for the opportunity to appear before the committee.

I'm here as chair of Canada's U15 group of research-intensive universities, a role I fulfill in addition to my role as president of the University of Waterloo.

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Oct 9, 2014

October 9, 2014 (London, UK) The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities and The Russell Group concluded their first association-to-association meeting today, having engaged in a productive and fruitful discussion about the particular needs of research-intensive universities

Aug 14, 2014

Ottawa, ON (August 20, 2014) – On behalf of The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities, I’d like to congratulate Janice Charette in her new position as Clerk of the Privy Council. I look forward to working with Ms.

Jun 24, 2014

Ottawa, ON (June 24, 2014) — The U15-Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes today the creation of the new Advisory Panel on Health Care Innovation.