Fundamental research, future researchers and scholarships: the university community reacts to Quebec’s new research and innovation strategy.
This crop of provincial budgets focus on increasing health-care seats and funding infrastructure projects at postsecondary institutions.
Looking back on a century of scientific growth.
Renewed international interest in our closest celestial neighbour is giving academics a chance to build out Canada’s space exploration expertise.
Universities that frequently make additional funds available for a short period of time risk alienating new projects from early career researchers who don’t have large, established teams.
Budget 2022 largely focuses on housing affordability, clean growth and defence, with few targeted investments in scientific research.
You needn’t put on armour or start a podcast to come up with ways to “mobilize knowledge.”
Building on the research that was done may help prepare for future pandemics.
Some academics argue it should have been part of regular funding programs, or more focused.
Guidelines to be expanded to other granting agencies in the near future.
Universities should be places for people to discover their own ways of contributing to their communities, not vocational assembly lines.
‘It’s a relatively rote announcement given these are stable programs,’ says Jim Woodgett.
‘We need to change the culture so that well-documented data, metadata and code are considered to be as valuable as a … published journal article.’
Indexing scholarships and stipends is a simple yet effective way to maintain early career researchers’ standard of living.
Alberta 2030 unveiled on the heels of more than half a billion dollars in actual and planned cuts.
Report offers guide for ongoing discussions as NSERC embarks on strategic 2030 planning.
Alberta and Manitoba reduced postsecondary funding while the other provinces budgeted increases.
The ‘nightmare scenario’ of Laurentian University could become reality for other universities if the feds don’t step in and stabilize the PSE sector, warns Royal Society of Canada working group chair.
The federal government’s first budget in two years invests heavily in the biomanufacturing and life sciences sectors.
A substantial increase in budgets to the three research councils, in addition to government policies that spur entrepreneurship and innovation, will support and lead our economic and social recovery.