Here are our top picks for This Week in Science Policy:
Inferior in Canada – Inferior is an inspiring book by Angela Saini that examines How Science got Women Wrong and the New research that’s re-writing the story.
Following its release and wide reception, scientists in the U.K launched a successful campaign to get the book into every school in the U.K to help encourage girls to overcome barriers. And now, its here for us to do the same in Canada! To know more about the campaign or to contribute to it click here
And for some exciting #SciPolJobs and Opportunities, we have:
To celebrate 'Open Access Week' we have some interesting reads for you!
Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, a documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and science
We also have some cool events coming up in Montreal!
The McGill Observatory on Health and Social Services Reforms (MOHSSR) is very pleased to announce that André Picard will deliver the 2nd Annual MOHSSR Public Lecture on November 16th, 2018 on 'What are the barriers for reforming Canadian healthcare' To RSVP click here
Hey Grad Students and Postdocs! Have your funding applications been rejected? Didn't even bother applying? Ineligible? Or have you had positive experiences with funding applications? We want to hear from ALL of you! Come have your voices heard at our SPE Cafe on #NextGenFunding on November 1: Tickets can be purchased here.
With such a diverse pool of talent in academic research in Canada, all students bring unique value to the table, and each of them deserves a little [financial] recognition.
We at SPE want to hear your story about obtaining research funding in Canada. Take this quick survey that will be sent to the Canadian federal government to inform the 2019 budget on studentships and fellowships!
Keep an eye out for our next week's update on the news section #SPEthursday #ThisWeekinSciPol #SciPolJobs