Here are our top picks for This Week in Science Policy:
Jair Bolsonaro declared Brazil's next president. What does this mean for science in Brazil? In short: Not good. Read this article to see what researchers have to say about the outlook of science in Brazil with the new president.
And for some exciting #SciPolJobs, Opportunities and local events, we have:
National essay challenge: To promote innovative, policy-relevant research by up-and-coming scholars, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is running the National Essay Challenge for graduate students in Canadian universities.
What does the new Québec political spectrum mean for major societal issues? The Institute for Research on Public Policy is hosting meetings for young people interested in major societal debates to discuss these issues in an informal and convivial setting, and to meet public policy experts.
Ideas from the Trenches: Call out to PhD students! CBC radio wants to your PhD research into a 54-minute ideas episode. It would be a part of their regular feature on the program called “ideas from the trenches”
The 2018 Canadian Science Policy Conference starts in a week and we couldn’t be more excited!
For all the science policy nerds out there, this conference combines two of our most favorite things: active discussions and prominent topics in science policy.
Don't forget to check out the other informative panels lined up as well. See you in Ottawa!
If you are unable to attend, updates will be posted on our social media platforms in the following days.
Keep an eye out for our next week's update on the news section #SPEthursday #ThisWeekinSciPol #SciPolJobs