Learn about the NRC's rich history of innovation and contributions to science in Canada, and about the leadership of past presidents.

NRC centennial

Information and stories celebrating the NRC's 100th anniversary in 2016

DAO centennial

History of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory (DAO) from 1918 to 2018

100 years of innovation for Canada

Online ebook featuring stories from the NRC's history

100 years of innovation in civil aviation

NRC accomplishments that have helped advance the aerospace industry

Past presidents and chairs

List of NRC presidents and chairs from 1916 to present and feature series