About Us

About Us

The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership. It will comprise a fourth entity (along with the current three Academies) within the Royal Society of Canada.

Our Mission

To address issues or particular concern to new scholars, artists and scientists, for the advancement of understanding and the benefit of society, taking advantage of the interdisciplinary approaches fostered by the establishment of the College.

Our Mandate

To gather scholars, artists and scientists at a highly productive stage of their careers into a single collegium where new advances in understanding will emerge from the interaction of diverse intellectual, cultural and social perspectives.

College Council

President: Cynthia Milton, Université de Montréal, 2016-2018
Past-President: Alidad Amirfazli, York University, 2016-2017
Secretary: Laura Loewen, University of Manitoba, 2015-2017
Member-at-Large: Carrie Bourassa, Health Sciences North Research Institute, 2015-2017
Member-at-Large: Sean McGrath, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2016-2018
Member-at-Large: Elke Winter, University of Ottawa, 2016-2018