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BSc.PhD Arthur John CARTY National Science Advisor (NSA) to the Prime Minister, Government of Canada, Ottawa


1965-1967 Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the Memorial University of Newfoundland
1967-1994 Professor of Chemistry, Chair of the Chemistry Department and Dean of Research at the University of Waterloo
1994-2004 President of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC)
since 2004 National Science Advisor to the Prime Minister
 He still maintains an active research group at NRC and his interests lie in synthetic organometallic chemistry and metallic clusters.


Former President of the Canadian Society for Chemistry
Honorary Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada and of the Fields Institute for Research in the Mathematical Sciences
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada


300 publications in refereed journals
5 patents in addition to book chapters and reviews


Ten honorary degrees from Canadian and foreign Universities
Officer of the Order of Canada
Officier de l´Ordre National du Mérite of France
Alcan Award of the CIC
E.W.R. Steacie Award of the CSC
Montreal Medal of the CIC
Purvis Award of the SCI