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Research funding

BY SAMUEL SAUVAGEAU-AUDET | June 20 2022

Fundamental research, future researchers and scholarships: the university community reacts to Quebec’s new research and innovation strategy.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | May 13 2022

This crop of provincial budgets focus on increasing health-care seats and funding infrastructure projects at postsecondary institutions.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | April 27 2022

Looking back on a century of scientific growth.

BY ELIZABETH HOWELL | April 20 2022

Renewed international interest in our closest celestial neighbour is giving academics a chance to build out Canada’s space exploration expertise.

BY DAVID KENT | April 12 2022

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.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | April 08 2022

Budget 2022 largely focuses on housing affordability, clean growth and defence, with few targeted investments in scientific research.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | February 24 2022

You needn’t put on armour or start a podcast to come up with ways to “mobilize knowledge.”

BY BRIAN OWENS | August 16 2021

Building on the research that was done may help prepare for future pandemics.

BY BRIAN OWENS | August 09 2021

Some academics argue it should have been part of regular funding programs, or more focused.

BY MICHEL PROULX | July 13 2021

Guidelines to be expanded to other granting agencies in the near future.

BY ANDREW MOORE | June 25 2021

Universities should be places for people to discover their own ways of contributing to their communities, not vocational assembly lines.

BY ÉMILE BÉRUBÉ-LUPIEN | June 16 2021

‘It’s a relatively rote announcement given these are stable programs,’ says Jim Woodgett.

BY EVA VOINIGESCU | June 15 2021

‘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.’

BY SHAUN KHOO | May 18 2021

Indexing scholarships and stipends is a simple yet effective way to maintain early career researchers’ standard of living.

BY TAYLOR LAMBERT | May 17 2021

Alberta 2030 unveiled on the heels of more than half a billion dollars in actual and planned cuts.

BY BRENT WITTMEIER | May 05 2021

Report offers guide for ongoing discussions as NSERC embarks on strategic 2030 planning.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | April 28 2021

Alberta and Manitoba reduced postsecondary funding while the other provinces budgeted increases.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | April 26 2021

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.

BY MICHEL PROULX | April 20 2021

The federal government’s first budget in two years invests heavily in the biomanufacturing and life sciences sectors.

BY ABRAHAM FUKS, JOHN BERGERON & NAHUM SONENBERG | April 13 2021

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.