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The Research Enterprise

October 21, 2019 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Location:2017 Dunton Tower

Intended Audience: Carleton campus community – faculty, staff and students.
Note: Specific consultations will be scheduled with students, alumni and external partners.

Geneviève Tanguay

Geneviève Tanguay

This event is part of Carleton’s Strategic Planning Speaker Series, which is being hosted by the SIP Task Force to prompt us all to think strategically about significant topics related to Carleton’s next strategic plan. The SIP Task Force is pleased to invite Dr. Geneviève Tanguay, Vice-President, Emerging Technologies, National Research Council Canada, to this event to speak about research.

A light lunch will be served.

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More About the Speaker

In April 2016, Dr. Geneviève Tanguay joined the National Research Council of Canada as the first woman Vice-President Research. She leads the Emerging Technologies Division which oversees Nanotechnology, Metrology, Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, Security and Disruptive Technologies, and Advanced Electronics and Photonics. As part of her remit, Dr. Tanguay is also responsible for NRC’s support to TRIUMF.

Prior to joining NRC, she served as Vice-Rector Research, Creativity and Innovation at the University of Montreal, one of the four universities with the biggest volume of research in Canada. Prior to this, she served as the Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for Research, Innovation, Science and Society in the Quebec Government, responsible for preparing and implementing the Quebec Research and Innovation Strategy (2007-2010 and 2010-2013). She is an active member of boards for national and international organizations.