Person: Dr Katharine Wright

Dr Neil Alexander

Dr Neil Alexander has been appointed executive director of the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation (formerly the Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation). Alexander has considerable experience in the design and manufacturing of equipment used in radioisotope production, nuclear power plants and the handling of spent nuclear fuel. He comes to the Fedoruk Centre…

Guy Labine

Guy Labine has been appointed president of the board of directors for the Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) , founded in 1985 to build capacity for engaging Canadians in S&T. Labine is CEO of Science North in Sudbury — an active member of the association since its inception. He joined the organization in 2001…

Dr Katharine Wright

Dr Katharine Wright has been appointed policy advisor to Ed Holder, minister of state for science and technology at Industry Canada. Wright was previously a policy analyst with the department. Her duties included working on briefing materials for Canada’s participation in the UK G8 Science meeting in 2013 and the annual Carnegie meetings of science…