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National Research Council gets back to research with new reform plan


January 09, 2018

By: Sam Garnett

University Affairs’ reports that the NRC will set up a postdoctoral program, appoint a Chief Science Advisor, establish a research excellence committee, and spend 20 million on new information technology as part of a 4 year reform plan.

December 29, 2017

Spotlight: Science Advice in Government

2017 was a big year for science in policy-making, check out some recommendations for making 2018 even better.

By: Sam Garnett

December 22, 2017

The student committee of the FRQ wants to hear from you

Are you a graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, or have completed a graduate degree in research within the last 5 years? The FRQ want to hear from you!

By: Shawn McGuirk

December 13, 2017

First Canada Research Chair recipients announced

Four new researchers will be bringing their labs and skills to Canadian Universities, a neuroscientist, a cell biologist, a computer scientist and a mathematician, three of whom are women.

By: Sam Garnett