Vanier Scholarship and Banting Fellowship recipients announced

August 18, 2014

Canada has announced the recipients of the 2014 Vanier Scholarships and Banting Fellowships. The awards go to doctoral and post-doctoral researchers carrying out research in the health sciences, natural sciences and engineering, and the social sciences. This year there were 166 recipients of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and 70 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships, totaling more than $34 M. “Our government is investing in developing, attracting and retaining the world’s best young research talent to ensure Canada remains a leader in discovery and applied research,” said Canada’s Minister of State (Science and Technology) Ed Holder. “Today’s recipients ... are world-class researchers who will make the breakthrough discoveries and innovations that Canadian jobs, our economy and our quality of life depend on.” Canada News Release