Kate’s Tier 1 Canada Research Chair awards ceremony

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With Kate (from left to right) is UPEI President Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, Honourable Minister Gail Shea, and UPEI Vice-President Research Dr. Robert Gilmour.

UPEI – May 21, 2014

The Honourable Gail Shea, Canada’s Minister for Fisheries and Oceans, on behalf of the Hon. Ed Holder, Minister of State for Science and Technology, formally announced today the awarding of a new Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Young Lives in Global & Local Contexts at the University of Prince Edward Island. The chair was awarded by the CRC Secretariat and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) to Dr. Kate Tilleczek, a Professor in the Faculties of Education and Arts (Sociology/Anthropology) at UPEI. Dr. Tilleczek is also an Adjunct Research Scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. See full article here