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08/02/2017
Catarina C. Ferreira, PhD Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biology Trent University, Peterborough http://www....
23/11/2016
Institute for Research on Public Policy
10/11/2016
  What a difference a year can make. This time last year, I had the honour of presenting my first major speech as Canada’s new Minister of...
06/11/2016
  Justin Trudeau made clear in his letters of mandate to Ministers, as well as later in his government’s inaugural budget, that he intended a...
03/11/2016
  In the last round of a major Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funding competition, female mid-career and senior applicants had...
25/10/2016
  On 21 September, 2016, policymakers, researchers, and non-governmental actors paid close attention to the High-level Meeting on...
25/10/2016
Climate change stands to affect almost every industry but there are few that will be impacted as much as agriculture. With temperatures expected to...
25/10/2016
UBC’s Okanagan campus offers an outstanding case study in driving regional socio-economic development through innovation. In its first decade, UBC...
17/10/2016
Coming up to its first anniversary in power, the Trudeau administration is coping with many consultations and challenges. This high expectations path...
17/10/2016
  In February 2016, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences hosted a meeting that was convened by the Science and Technology Advisers to the...
12/10/2016
The issues faced by Canadian society are increasingly complex, multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral in nature, and global in scope and impact. To...
11/10/2016
Laura Coristine, PhD Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow Faculty of Environmental Design University of Calgary Jeremy Pittman, PhD Liber Ero...
11/10/2016
The launch of the Government of Canada’s Fundamental Science Review sends an important message to Albertans and Canadians: discovery-driven,...
26/09/2016
  Canada is big, cold and empty (relatively speaking) with a large resource base below ground. Thermodynamically the news about our per-...
26/09/2016
  Over the past few years, there has been a continuous upward trend in clean energy technological breakthroughs, an unimpeded downward trend...
26/09/2016
The federal government is looking to create, “an inclusive plan to foster a confident nation of innovators—one that is globally competitive in...
26/09/2016
  Background Canadians are aware of global warming but most do not understand the seriousness of the implications. The factors affecting...
26/09/2016
  With contributions from Mahmoud Masaeli, Professor, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa We are...
21/09/2016
 The federal government has a bold vision to rebrand Canada as an innovation nation. However, the reality is that you can not play to win in...
21/09/2016
Last year at the Paris climate change conference, Canada and 194 other countries committed to combat climate change through innovation and low carbon...
21/09/2016
Richard McAloney, PhD Director, Technology Management...
21/09/2016
Across Canada, inventors, researchers and entrepreneurs are dreaming up the world of tomorrow. Through bold acts of ingenuity, they are continuously...
21/09/2016
Canada’s lack of venture capital funding has been denounced consistently in studies and think tank reports, and by the media, entrepreneurs, and even...

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