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SPE Presidents Speak to Re$earch Money About Chief Science Advisor


October 05, 2017

By: Sam Garnett

Vanessa Sung & Shawn McGuirk talk to Re$search Money about our expectations for the CSA role and how Dr. Nemer can act as both an advisor and an advocate for science.

September 28, 2017

Dr. Michael Hendricks On How Canada Can Create The Innovation It Claims to Want

McGill University professor Dr. Michael Hendricks looks into what creates the environments akin to the Liberal government's desired "superclusters", arguing that well funded research universities and basic science are the primary variable; and that we aren’t doing enough.

By: Sam Garnett

September 26, 2017

Science & Policy Exchange welcomes new Chief Science Advisor

Canada’s new Chief Science Advisor is introduced as University of Ottawa heart researcher Dr. Mona Nemer.

By: Shawn McGuirk

September 22, 2017

Student Voice Comes to Federal Finance Committee

The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations sent their board chair Shifrah Gademsetti to represent the student voice at the Standing Committee on Finance's Pre-Budget consultations.

By: Sam Garnett

September 19, 2017

New Surveys Suggest Canadians Support Research, But Have Misconceptions About Science

New survey data released this week by Universities Canada/Abacus & the Ontario Science Centre shed light on how Canadians think about science.

By: Sam Garnett