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19/10/2013
The Economist
How do you think we could change current Canadian science policy to encourage study replication? Is it possible given the current funding climate?
18/10/2013
Canadian News Wire
Canada has a very high incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) compared to most other countries: the new $5 million investment will help to...
17/10/2013
The Agenda
In September, scientists from around the country rallied at Queen's Park to protest federal government cuts to scientific programs and the so-called...
17/10/2013
Lab Canada
Pierre Duchesne, Québec's minister of higher education, has announced that $2.1 billion will be provided for the province's newly developed policy...
06/10/2013
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06/10/2013
CSPC is proud to present the first ever, Canadian Science Policy Awards of Excellence - Youth Category. This award will recognize a student/...
30/04/2013
SCIENCEADVICE.CA
The assessment was conducted by a 13-member panel of distinguished and multidisciplinary experts from Canada and abroad. Esko Aho, Senior Fellow,...
26/02/2013
Scienceadvice
Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties.
26/02/2013
Science
The Australian government is proposing to spend AUD $500 million over 4 years to establish and support up to 10 "Industry Innovation Precincts" that...
22/02/2013
Financial Post
Look at any community college application list, and more often than not, you’ll find a sizable contingent of university graduates. The thought that a...
22/02/2013
Science
The United States should embark on a coordinated national research program into inertial confinement fusion—but only after researchers successfully...
20/02/2013
Globe and Mail
The Information Commissioner of Canada is being asked to launch a formal investigation into the federal government’s policy of controlling media...
15/02/2013
Ottawa Citizen
A bid by the federal government to impose sweeping confidentiality rules on an Arctic science project has run into serious resistance in the United...
15/02/2013
The Gaurdian
Who do you picture when you read about government scientists and engineers? Sinister individuals in lab coats "advising" from behind the scenes? Or...
12/02/2013
iPolitics
Another crack has appeared in the Harper government’s surreptitious but merciless war to muzzle Canadian scientists — and just about everyone else.
12/02/2013
McGill Daily
Alfred Nobel’s will, signed in 1895, established the Nobel Prizes in order to honour those who “have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind.” They...
07/02/2013
Yahoo Canada
Research collaborations are common occurrences in the scholarly world. From sharing facilities to pairing up faculty members and students to tackle...
07/02/2013
CBC News
Losing bio-diversity can destroy a farmland's ability to bounce back from disasters such as fires and droughts, a Canadian study, one of the first to...
31/01/2013
CBC News
The former director of an interdisciplinary research group of an energy research centre at the University of Calgary is calling the centre a failure...
31/01/2013
Nature
A government review that quietly began earlier this month could lead to major changes at the agencies charged with distributing much of the United...
31/01/2013
Financial Post
Innovation does not begin or end on the manufacturing floor. It is a culture, one that can help Canada win the battle for primacy in world markets....
23/01/2013
Yahoo Canada
Lately, it seems that Environment Minister Peter Kent is getting a little sensitive about criticism against the Harper government's climate policy.
17/01/2013
Conference Board of Canada
Countries with the highest overall scores not only spend more on science and technology but also have policies that drive innovation supply and...
17/01/2013
Yahoo
The scientist, broadcaster, author and namesake of the David Suzuki Foundation, wants to — believe it or not — enshrine the right to a 'healthy...

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