Monthly Archives: October 2010

No Stephen O, the university can never live off its land

Stephen Owen, UBC’s vice-president, external, legal and community relations, is a man of high integrity, credibility, and respect, with whom I agree on most issues.  I however, happen to fundamentally disagree with some of his premises in his latest article … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Richard Kane, 1944 – 2010

Richard Kane passed away on October 1, 2010. He was a very dear friend, a friendship that was based on a common purpose of making Canadian Mathematics a major player on the international scene. His distinguished research career, his incredible … Continue reading

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As promised in the 2010 federal budget

The government has just announced a six person panel to lead a comprehensive review of all (Canadian) federal programs in support of business R&D (as promised in the 2010 budget). Our own Arvind Gupta (MITACS Director) is on the panel … Continue reading

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