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A generation of excellence : a history of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

Author: Robert Craig Brown
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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. A Generation of Excellence tells the story of one of the country's most remarkable institutions.

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Brown, Craig.
A Generation of Excellence : A History of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2000
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Craig Brown
ISBN: 9781442683952 1442683953
OCLC Number: 352540818
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 352 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""1 Leyerle�s Idea""; ""2 Getting Started""; ""3 First Business""; ""4 The AIRS Program""; ""5 Expansion of the Mandate""; ""6 Origins: The Universe and the Tree of Life""; ""7 Population Health""; ""8 Superconductivity""; ""9 Years of Testing""; ""10 Origins II""; ""11 Economic Growth and Policy""; ""12 Human Development""; ""13 The Science of Soft Surfaces and Interfaces""; ""14 The Knife Edge""; ""15 The Law Program""; ""16 New Leadership""; ""17 Nanoelectronics""; ""18 Renewal""; ""Appendix A: CIAR Research Program Members"" ""Appendix B: CIAR Advisory Committees""""Appendix C: CIAR Research Council""; ""Appendix D: CIAR Board of Directors""; ""Appendix E: CIAR Staff""; ""Notes""; ""Selected Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Other Titles: History of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Responsibility: Craig Brown.
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