Dr. Susan Blum
Associate Vice President Applied Research and Innovation at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.
Dr. Susan Blum is the Associate Vice President Applied Research and Innovation at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. She previously was the Director of Research Services and Ethics at the University of Saskatchewan and Director of Finance and Administration at the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation. She has spent over 21 years working in research administration. Prior to these roles, Susan had a strong research background in ecotoxicology and was polar bear biologist for the Government of Nunavut. Susan is currently a member of the National Research Council, is Chair of Polytechnic’s Canada research group, and a member of the Colleges and Institutes of Canada National Advisory Committee, NSERC Prairie Advisory Committee, New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization National Service Delivery Model Stakeholder Committee, CICan Mitacs Advisory Panel and the Tri-Agency Grant Management System External Advisory Board, Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator Board.