Celebrating Transforming Climate Action

An event to celebrate the launch of the recently announced Transforming Climate Action research program.

Event details

Date & Time:
May 12, 2023 1:00 PM
May 12, 2023 3:30 PM
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Registration Deadline:
May 12, 2023

Dalhousie University and its partner universities were recently awarded $154 million in funding for Transforming Climate Action: Addressing the Missing Ocean from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.

A celebratory event will be held on May 12 with reception to follow.


  • Honorable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
  • Honorable Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry
  • Alice Aiken, Vice-President of Research and Innovation at Dalhousie University
  • Frank Harvey, President of Dalhousie University
  • Neil Bose, President and Vice Chancellor of Memorial University
  • Martin Fortier, Deputy Vice Rector, Research and Innovation, International and Knowledge Mobilisation, Université Laval
  • Anya Waite, Chief Executive Officer and Scientific Director of the Ocean Frontier Institute, and Associate Vice-President of Research (Ocean) at Dalhousie University
  • Marcel Babin, Laureate - Canada Excellence Research Chair, Remote Sensing of Canada New Arctic Frontier
  • Baiyu (Helen) Zhang, Canada Research Chair in Coastal Environmental Engineering at Memorial University
  • Geneviève Therriault, Desjardins Research Chair in Environmental Education and Sustainable Development, L'Université du Québec à Rimouski
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