Some say there’s been too little progress toward supporting Canadian research in fundamental science.
‘It’s a relatively rote announcement given these are stable programs,’ says Jim Woodgett.
In the long run, the status of the report as a relevant source for policy debate and advocacy hinges on which party wins the October federal election.
University groups also call for the next federal budget to include additional help for Indigenous students and more support for study-abroad opportunities.
An interview with the committee’s inaugural chair, SSHRC president Ted Hewitt.
After five decades of telling ourselves the same story, can we start asking different questions about innovation?
An injection of $3 billion for research and expressed support for the “next generation of researchers” figures prominently in the federal budget.
Chief scientists for Canada, Quebec and Ontario say the public needs to be more engaged with science and why it’s important.
Kirsty Duncan spoke at the Canadian Science Policy Conference about the importance of equity and diversity in science and addressed “the elephant in the room” – funding.
Canada is hemorrhaging early career research capacity.
Mona Nemer, biochemistry professor and recent vice-president of research at the University of Ottawa, takes the helm.