“On September 1st, 2022 (9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.) the Honourable Kirsty Duncan will join us virtually to present her thoughts on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in the Canadian research ecosystem and how to promote positive changes. This will be followed by a Q&A session. This virtual meeting originally scheduled for July 8 had to be postponed for technical reasons.
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan is the Member of Parliament for Etobicoke North, and has been serving the community since 2008. She is currently the Chair of the Science and Research Standing Committee, and she previously served as Minister of Science, Minister of Sport and Persons
with Disabilities and Deputy House Leader to the Government. Prior to entering politics, Kirsty was an associate professor of health studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough, and an associate professor of geography at the University of Windsor. She holds a doctorate in geography from the University of Edinburgh. Kirsty is internationally recognized as a leading expert in pandemic influenza, climate change and its impact on human health. She served on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an organization that was jointly awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Albert (Al) Arnold Gore Jr.”
NEW DATE: SEPTEMBER 1ST – VIRTUAL CONFERENCE ON EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (EDI) WITH THE HONOURABLE KIRSTY DUNCAN, CHUM, Montreal, August 5, 2022, https://www.chumontreal.qc.ca/en/crchum/nouvelles/virtual-conference-equity-diversity-and-inclusion-edi-honourable-kirsty-duncan, accessed August 13, 2022.