Media advisory - 2001 Polanyi prize recipients honoured

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Media advisory - 2001 Polanyi prize recipients honoured

Ministry of Colleges and Universities

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /CNW/ - Five Ontario scholars will receive the 2001 Polanyi Prizes in recognition of their outstanding research work at a ceremony on November 14, at 11:15 a.m. at the University of Toronto.
The Honourable Hilary M. Weston, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and Dianne Cunningham, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, will present the awards which were established in 1986 after University of Toronto professor John Polanyi won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
The $15,000 prizes are awarded to researchers planning to continue postdoctoral studies at an Ontario university.

Location: Massey College
4 Devonshire Place
University of Toronto

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2001

Time: 11:15 a.m.

Directions: Massey College is located on the northwest corner of Hoskin
and Devonshire Place. Hoskin Avenue is one block south of
Bloor Street West and Devonshire Place is one block east of
St. George Street.

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For further information: Contacts: Tanya Cholakov, Communications Branch, (416) 325-7526; Dave Ross, Minister's Office, (416) 326-1625