Person: Dr Paul Vincett

Dr Gijs van Rooijen

Dr Gijs van Rooijen has been appointed the first chief scientific officer of Genome Prairie. The Dutch-born scientist received his MSc in molecular sciences from the Agricultural Univ in Wageningen and his PhD at the Univ of Calgary in the laboratory of Dr Maurice Maloney. His post-doctoral work was completed at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.…

Dr Paul Vincett

Dr Paul Vincett has been named to the first research chair in the management of technology enterprises at Wilfrid Laurier. Established by the university’s School of Business Economics, the chair is designed to conduct advanced research for the Canadian technology sector, as well as teaching and management practices and the transfer of technology through business…

Bert Plaus

Bert Plaus, chief of science and technology surveys at Statistics Canada, is retiring after a distinguished 28-year career. Plaus was instrumental in the development of modern S&T surveys and indicators, leading to a greater understanding of how S&T contributes to the Canadian economy. For a longer article on Plaus, please see page 6….