Science Policy News
Elizabeth May, Kennedy Stewart, and Carolyn Bennett comprised the science policy debate panel at the University of Toronto this past Friday. It...
Members of the UN's newly created scientific advisory board have been announced:
How do you think we could change current Canadian science policy to encourage study replication? Is it possible given the current funding climate?
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...
Pierre Duchesne, Québec's minister of higher education, has announced that $2.1 billion will be provided for the province's newly developed policy...
The assessment was conducted by a 13-member panel of distinguished and multidisciplinary experts from Canada and abroad. Esko Aho, Senior Fellow,...
Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties.
The Australian government is proposing to spend AUD $500 million over 4 years to establish and support up to 10 "Industry Innovation Precincts" that...
The United States should embark on a coordinated national research program into inertial confinement fusion—but only after researchers successfully...
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...
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...
A bid by the federal government to impose sweeping confidentiality rules on an Arctic science project has run into serious resistance in the United...
Who do you picture when you read about government scientists and engineers? Sinister individuals in lab coats "advising" from behind the scenes? Or...
Another crack has appeared in the Harper government’s surreptitious but merciless war to muzzle Canadian scientists — and just about everyone else.
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...
Research collaborations are common occurrences in the scholarly world. From sharing facilities to pairing up faculty members and students to tackle...
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...
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....
The former director of an interdisciplinary research group of an energy research centre at the University of Calgary is calling the centre a failure...
A government review that quietly began earlier this month could lead to major changes at the agencies charged with distributing much of the United...
Lately, it seems that Environment Minister Peter Kent is getting a little sensitive about criticism against the Harper government's climate policy.
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...
The scientist, broadcaster, author and namesake of the David Suzuki Foundation, wants to — believe it or not — enshrine the right to a 'healthy...
Julie Payette knows, quite literally, how far science and technology have taken Canada over the last 150 years. The celebrated Canadian astronaut...
Strong environment laws and policies could foster growth for Canadian businesses in a rapidly expanding green economy, Environment Minister Peter...