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The Canada Council for the Arts announces the 2013 Killam Fellowship winners
Ottawa, February 27, 2013 – This year’s Killam Research Fellowships are awarded to leading Canadian researchers who are working on a better internet, more effective and environmentally sound pharmaceuticals, a stronger understanding of aboriginal issues, and other innovations in the fields of linguistics, mathematics and physics.
The Canada Council for the Arts, which administers the Fellowships, today announced that close to $1 million was being awarded to six successful applicants. Their projectswere chosen by the national Killam Selection Committee, which included 15 eminent scientists and scholars representing a broad range of disciplines.
The Killam Program was established in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the Will of his wife, Dorothy Killam, and through gifts made during her lifetime. Their primary purpose is to support advanced education and research at five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts.
The 2013 recipients are:
Allan Greer, McGill University
Catherine Kallin, McMaster University
Mark Lautens, University of Toronto
David Plant, McGill University
Jeremy Quastel, University of Toronto
Sali A. Tagliamonte, University of Toronto
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