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29/10/2013
CSPC
We are thrilled to announce that the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology) will be speaking at CSPC 2013, more details...
29/10/2013
CSPC
Check out conference panel 11: Canada's Commercialization Challenge (organizer: Schroeder & Schroeder Inc.)
29/10/2013
NewStatesman
Is our relentless quest for economic growth killing the planet? Climate scientists have seen the data – and they are coming to some incendiary...
28/10/2013
CSPC
Check out conference panel 2 (organized by Genome Canada): The complexity of driving the bio-economy: Genomics, Canada’s natural resources and...
25/10/2013
thewig.com
Do you agree with the way scientific excellence is measured today?
24/10/2013
Naturejobs
An interesting look at science stereotypes:
24/10/2013
David Suzuki Foundation
Food and Water First is a new grassroots movement in southern Ontario. Its goal? To ensure stronger government policies and laws to protect prime...
23/10/2013
The Varsity
Elizabeth May, Kennedy Stewart, and Carolyn Bennett comprised the science policy debate panel at the University of Toronto this past Friday. It...
23/10/2013
Market Wired
Canada has now established a coherent, stand-alone set of blood safety regulations for all levels of the donation system. Regulatory consolidation...
23/10/2013
Science Careers
Scientists should be evaluated not on the basis of their successes—failures are important, too—but on the competence of their efforts and their...
21/10/2013
nature.com
Members of the UN's newly created scientific advisory board have been announced:
20/10/2013
New CSPC Website Launches
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...

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