Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada confirms
receipt of the external reviewer report you have provided for
the 2021 competition cycle of the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships
Assistant of NSERC Innovative Collaborations and Science Promotion
Division, to Mario Pagliaro
reports are an important and valued component of the peer review
process and your review is greatly appreciated
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) had
requested Dr Pagliaro's assistance in reviewing the suitability of a
nomination for an E.W.R.
Steacie Memorial Fellowship
awards up to six Steacie Fellowships to recognize early-stage academic
researchers in the natural sciences and engineering and support
enhance their research capacity, so that they can become leaders
their field and inspire others. Each Fellowship is awarded for a
receive a research grant of $250,000 over two years, held at a Canadian
university or affiliated research institution, and are relieved
teaching and administrative duties so they can devote their full work
time to research. In addition, NSERC normally contributes up to $90,000
per year to the university toward the Steacie fellow’s
salary, expecting the university to fund a replacement
fellow’s teaching and administrative responsibilities.
Amid Italy's most cited scholars in nanotechnology, organic chemistry
and the bioecconomy, Dr Pagliaro acts a reviewer
national research agencies and Ministries across the world .
Former Presiden of Canada's National Research Council, Edgar
William Richard Steacie
was a leading chemistry scholar whose
laboratory at McGill University was one of the leading centres for the
study of chemical kinetics. Professor Steaci devised the successful
program of NRC postdoctoral fellowships.