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05/05/2020
Over the past two decades, the world has faced several infectious disease outbreaks. SARS, Ebola, Influenza A (H1N1), MERS, Zika virus, and most...
31/03/2020
The Atlantic
27/03/2020
CSPC Call for Editorials: Response to COVID-19 Pandemic and its Impacts As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change our lives and policies, CSPC...
24/03/2020
Prime Minister of Canada
08/03/2020
Natural Resources Canada
03/03/2020
Natural Resources Canada
26/02/2020
Council of Canadian Academies
24/02/2020
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
14/02/2020
Natural Resources Canada
13/02/2020
Canada has many competitive advantages, not least of which are our world-class researchers and universities that continue to be leading destinations...
12/02/2020
Natural Resources Canada
04/02/2020
Natural Resources Canada
04/02/2020
Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities
29/01/2020
Canadian Science Policy Centre (CSPC) is issueing a request for proposals to provide event planning and coordination for the organization of the 12th...
13/01/2020
The tragic plane crash on January 8th of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, resulted in the loss of all 176 passengers on board. Among these...
20/12/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
19/12/2019
“As we develop science policy we need to look beyond the short-term context, beyond the research that looks immediately promising. If we’re blinded...
18/12/2019
Natural Resources Canada
12/11/2019
Genome Canada
11/11/2019
Washington, DC – The Journal of Science Policy & Governance (JSPG), an international non-profit and peer-reviewed publication managed by and for...
04/09/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
08/08/2019
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
08/08/2019
Council of Canadian Academies
07/08/2019
Natural Resources Canada
26/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
23/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
19/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
18/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
17/07/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
16/07/2019
Government of Canada
15/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
15/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
10/07/2019
Canadian Space Agency
04/07/2019
Natural Resources Canada
28/06/2019
Natural Resources Canada
27/06/2019
Natural Resources Canada
26/06/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
24/06/2019
Natural Resources Canada
17/06/2019
Public Health Agency of Canada
17/06/2019
Natural Resources Canada
14/06/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
10/06/2019
National Research Council Canada
06/06/2019
Government of Canada
27/05/2019
Natural Resources Canada
21/05/2019
Government of Canada
29/04/2019
Canada Foundation for Innovation
24/04/2019
Natural Resources Canada
24/04/2019
Government of Canada
15/04/2019
National Research Council Canada
10/04/2019
Public Health Agency of Canada
20/03/2019
#NextGen: Be Bold, Be Brave! Science...
20/03/2019
SPE will be hosting a Café series to discuss how to advocate for evidence-based science policy and engage our provincial MLAs and federal MPs. The...
28/02/2019
Internationally recognized women’s health researcher Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior becomes the tenth recipient of MSFHR’s Aubrey J. Tingle Prize....
13/02/2019
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
Applications are now open for the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research’s 2019 Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) competition. The I2C...
12/02/2019
National Research Council Canada
11/02/2019
Public Health Agency of Canada
08/02/2019
Natural Resources Canada
30/01/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
29/01/2019
We are pleased to announce that Mehrdad Hariri, CSPC CEO and President, has been appointed to serve on the Governing Board of the Journal of...
24/01/2019
Natural Resources Canada
20/01/2019
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
Public and patient engagement (PPE) in health care, policy and research is increasingly seen as a key strategy to drive health system transformation...
20/01/2019
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
Practicing clinicians have a unique understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with improving patient care, and as a result, have...
14/01/2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
09/01/2019
Natural Resources Canada
13/12/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
As British Columbia's health research funding agency, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research thinks deeply about how to grow, improve and...
07/12/2018
Save the Date! The 11th Canadian Science Policy Conference will be held in Ottawa from November 13th to the 15th 2019 at the Westin Hotel.
07/12/2018
National Research Council Canada
06/12/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
04/12/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize, awarded annually to a BC-based clinician scientist whose research and impact is...
30/11/2018
Natural Resources Canada
19/11/2018
Public Health Agency of Canada
16/11/2018
Government of Canada
14/11/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
In partnership with CIHR’s Institute of Health Services and Policy Research, MSFHR is co-funding six 2018 Health System Impact Fellows, enabling a...
13/11/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
09/11/2018
Natural Resources Canada
23/10/2018
Public Health Agency of Canada
12/10/2018
For decades now research funding in Canada has failed to keep pace with the constant pressure to increase productivity and output in order to...
12/10/2018
The Canadian Science Policy Centre Strategic Plan asserts that “Embracing and synthesizing [ ] diverse perspectives and collaborating across...
11/10/2018
Public Health Agency of Canada
10/10/2018
Inclusivity, “going beyond the slogans” is action, not empty promises. Inclusivity means increasing access, which means increased spending in the...
10/10/2018
In the 2018 federal budget, the government of Canada committed funds to implement a national Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) Strategy. Central...
04/10/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
In research you really have to love and be committed to your work because things have more of a chance of going wrong than right. But when things go...
04/10/2018
Public Health Agency of Canada
03/10/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
28/09/2018
Professor Ruth Ross is Chair of the Dept of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist at CAMH. Professor Harold...
25/09/2018
National Research Council Canada
24/09/2018
London School of Economics and Political Science
19/09/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
MSFHR’s new Implementation Science Team (IST) Program is designed to address a gap in understanding how research findings and other evidence-based...
10/09/2018
Article 2, Section 1a of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change (UNFCCC, 2015), to which Canada is party, adopted as its goal, “Holding the...
10/09/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
06/09/2018
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
29/08/2018
Event Title: Cyber Summit Event Date: Wednesday, November 7 - Thursday, November 8. Please note: The conference will be held November 7-8, with...
28/08/2018
Natural Resources Canada
26/08/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
MSFHR's Reach Program is designed to facilitate the uptake of health research evidence to inform and/or improve further research, practice and policy...
20/08/2018
It’s official. On October 17, Canada will become just the second country in the world to fully legalize the recreational use and possession of...
20/08/2018
Bill C-45 – the Cannabis Act – received Royal Assent on 21 June 2018, and as of 17 October 2018, the recreational use of cannabis will be legal in...
20/08/2018
The legalization of Cannabis steadfastly approaches our nation this fall. Canada stands out as the first of the G7 countries to adopt such a...
15/08/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
The Research Trainee Program is one of MSFHR’s flagship funding opportunities. Since 2001, it has supported more than 1,200 Research Trainees ̶...
02/08/2018
In early June 2018, Bill 157 – Québec’s provincial regulations document for the legalization of nonmedical cannabis – was voted in by the National...
31/07/2018
Council of Canadian Academies
30/07/2018
Government of Canada
25/07/2018
Government of Canada
25/07/2018
Canada Foundation for Innovation
24/07/2018
Unfortunately, we are not past the discussion period. We need to continue to convince others that the climate is changing and that their actions do...
23/07/2018
Eight BC health researchers have been funded in MSFHR’s second Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) competition. Each will receive funding to...
10/07/2018
CSPC
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30/06/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Since 2001, the MSFHR Scholar Program has supported more than 400 early-career health researchers as they establish independent research careers,...
27/06/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
26/06/2018
Government of Canada
15/06/2018
Government of Canada
28/05/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
25/05/2018
Canadian Space Agency
16/05/2018
The Canadian scientific community is delighted that the federal government has fully committed to evidence-based decision-making with a historical...
16/05/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Twelve exceptional BC health professionals have been funded in MSFHR's second Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) competition. Each will receive...
09/05/2018
The Chief Scientist and the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) are pleased to announce their support for the Canadian Science Policy Centre (CSPC)...
08/05/2018
Ontario Office of the Premier
04/05/2018
Canadian Space Agency
02/05/2018
Ontario Centres of Excellence
30/04/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
26/04/2018
On May 8-10, 2018, over 170 delegates and speakers from across Canada, the US, Australia, Europe and beyond will convene in Vancouver for Fuse...
20/04/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
18/04/2018
Ontario Office of the Premier
17/04/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
16/04/2018
Ontario Office of the Premier
16/04/2018
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
12/04/2018
Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
12/04/2018
Natural Resources Canada
11/04/2018
Canada Foundation for Innovation
07/04/2018
Government of Canada
29/03/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
25/03/2018
Science & Policy Exchange
Are you a student and interested in the role students can play in science diplomacy? What IS science diplomacy? SPE is running a student-focused...
24/03/2018
Canadian Political Science Association
University of Regina May 30, 2018 - June 1, 2018 This year’s theme is “Politics in Uncertain Times,” as seen in the destabilizing activities of...
24/03/2018
Science and Technology Awareness Network (STAN)
Science World at TELUS World of Science, Vancouver BC April 11...
24/03/2018
Science Writers and Communicators of Canada
On The Edge with Science Writers and Communicators of Canada...
22/03/2018
Research Money
The 17th Annual RE$EARCH Money Conference Breaking Through the Status Quo: Scaling Canada’s Innovation Game April 10-11, 2018 National Arts...
14/03/2018
Decades have passed since the first policies oriented to support women in the sciences were launched. North American funding agencies, as well as...
13/03/2018
I am a first-generation Canadian born to immigrant parents, a first-generation post-secondary degree holder, and a woman of colour pursuing a...
12/03/2018
We’ve come a long way since the days of Harriet Brooks, Canada’s first female nuclear physicist. Harriet, who is often considered one of the greatest...
12/03/2018
Visited a toy store lately? Pink and blue aisles are still a reality! But as Barbie turns 59, she’s competing for shelf-space with an exciting...
12/03/2018
For decades we have wrestled with the disturbing statistics about gender balance in STEM, showing lower participation by women in STEM careers,...
12/03/2018
I was always taught to let my work speak for itself and eventually, I’d reap the benefits of my hard work. However, once I began my research training...
12/03/2018
Microaggressions are subtle derogatory messages that are communicated to an individual or group of individuals. In many occasions, they come from...
12/03/2018
As a woman in science I have experienced many challenges. While working as a graduate student, I felt fortunate that I was surrounded by both female...
12/03/2018
Women’s contribution to sciences is not well recognized due to men’s inability to see the obvious. If it was not for women the human race would not...
07/03/2018
Toronto Star
07/03/2018
Toronto Star
07/03/2018
On Monday afternoon, the Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, Kirsty Duncan spoke with Canadian Science Policy...
06/03/2018
Finally, a budget that examined every measure through a gender lens to bring life to the goals of this government to create equality in Canada. What...
06/03/2018
The 2018 Budget heavily bets the welfare of Canadians on investments in science and technological innovation, seemingly ignoring the core issue with...
06/03/2018
Until about three weeks ago, I had never heard of the budget lockup. Scientists don’t get much training in policy and little regular exposure to...
06/03/2018
After much anticipation, the Canadian scientific community has much to celebrate about the Federal Budget 2018 for two historic shifts; first a...
06/03/2018
With its third Budget, “Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle Class,” the Government of Canada has set the objective of building an equal, competitive,...
06/03/2018
Budget 2018, Equality Growth: A Strong Middle Class has proposed unprecedented support for Canadian health research and innovation through an...
05/03/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
05/03/2018
Mid-mandate budgets have a reputation for being underwhelming. While Budget 2018 is prudent, it reiterates that the federal government understands...
05/03/2018
Canadian life sciences can lead the world – but we’re not there yet. The good news is we now have many of the tools to get there. “Equality +...
05/03/2018
Budget 2018 is excellent news for Canadian science. It represents a balanced and strategic approach to the operational, infrastructure and personnel...
02/03/2018
Earlier this week Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled his third federal budget in the House of Commons. The budget, entitled Equality Growth: A...
02/03/2018
Canadian budget 2018 choreographs a politically correct move to harvest diversity dividend by supporting inclusive initiatives for women, indigenous...
02/03/2018
Canada’s research community mobilized this past year as never before to make the case for major reinvestment in our federal research ecosystem. With...
02/03/2018
Our present government stated that they plan to use evidence-based decision-making. Their approach to fundamental science priorities in the 2018...
02/03/2018
Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
02/03/2018
The federal budget contains two seemingly unrelated themes that will position the Canada’s agri-food sector to boost economic growth. These themes...
28/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
28/02/2018
The federal government's Budget 2018 is an advance for the science, research and innovation communities. The overall approach to gender equity,...
28/02/2018
Council of Canadian Academies
22/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
22/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
16/02/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
New for 2018, the Implementation Science Team (IST) Program will support teams of BC researchers, research users and senior decision-makers studying...
15/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
14/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of Finance
13/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
12/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
08/02/2018
Science Borealis
Science Borealis is currently looking to fill the following positions: Social Media Volunteers and Social Media Coordinator. We will be accepting...
06/02/2018
Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
05/02/2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
01/02/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
After a sold-out event in 2017, Health xChange is back, asking: How can we mobilize research evidence to change health policy or practice? Held...
01/02/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
New for 2018, MSFHR has launched the Implementation Science Team (IST) Program to support the implementation and adoption of evidence-based,...
25/01/2018
Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
21/01/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Sixteen teams of researchers and research users from across BC have been funded in MSFHR's second Convening...
18/01/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Applications are now open for MSFHR's 2018 Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) competition. Now in its second year, the I2C Program provides...
18/01/2018
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
The MSFHR Board is pleased to announce that following an executive search process, Dr. Bev Holmes has been appointed as president and CEO. With an...
18/01/2018
Natural Resources Canada
18/01/2018
Government of Canada
16/01/2018
Ontario Ministry of Transportation