Person: Javier Gracia-Garza

Dr Lorne Babiuk

Dr Lorne Babiuk has been appointed VP research at the Univ of Alberta, replacing Dr Gary Kachanoski who has held the position since 2001. Babiuk begins a five-year term on July 1. He is considered one of Canada’s top flight researchers and research managers and is a major contributor to science and research policy at…

Dr Marcel Boyer

Dr Marcel Boyer has been appointed VP of the Montreal Economic Institute, an economic think tank. Boyer has taught economics at the Univ of Montreal since 1974, is a fellow of the Centre for Interuniversity Research and Analysis on Organizations (CIRANO) and sites on the board of the Quebec agency for public-private partnerships. He has…

Javier Gracia-Garza

Javier Gracia-Garza has been appointed DG science and technology strategies at Environment Canada. Gracia-Garcia is currently senior advisor, domestic science and technology policy in Industry Canada’s Office of the National Science Advisor (NSA) Prior to joining the NSA, he was a plant pathology scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada….