The government is preparing an action plan to improve university access and success – and it may bring additional funding to the sector.
Additional country-wide lab infrastructure and training capacity will allow researchers to be ‘ready to go.’
To tackle the world’s biggest problems, ‘we’re going to need our government and scientists working together.’
There aren’t enough midwives in Canada to meet the growing demand for their services. But getting more midwives in the workforce will take a lot more than just adding seats to the few midwifery programs that exist.
Ontario unveils its new funding formula for colleges and universities as Alberta mulls its own PBF scheme.
As the 2021 federal budget looms, the time of “made-in-Canada Silicon Valleys” has passed.
It can’t be stressed enough: fundamental research provides an essential base of knowledge on which applied research depends.
The new online portal makes it simple to find research projects and contact primary investigators nationwide.
The vital role these two programs continue to play in Canada’s research landscape highlights the vision of those who pushed to create them two decades ago.
Money was disbursed quickly, researchers stepped up, but some adjustments had to be made along the way.
There are several different ways to define the “significance” of your research in a SSHRC application.
We would like to see major organizations make their reviewer comments available to other funding organizations for grants that “just missed” getting funded.
Struggling to juggle myriad responsibilities, “the easiest thing to put off … is research,” says one professor.
COVID-19 has caused the academic community to be very reactionary, but research is fundamentally a long-term process.
The federal government’s $1.1-billion plan includes more funds for vaccine research, clinical trials, and expanded testing and modelling.
In light of the current pandemic, it’s worthwhile to consider the importance of both public and private investment in basic research programs and the growing role of science in our society.
How to demonstrate feasibility in your proposal’s budget and justifying some of those out of the norm expenses.
More funds for science in recent decades has meant more political pressure on research councils to showcase impact and demonstrate relevance.
As the U.K. proceeds with Brexit, Canada will likely prioritize collaboration with EU-based researchers over those in the U.K.
Tying a significant portion of funding to any specific set of metrics places undue pressure on universities, and impinges on their traditional mission and collegial autonomy.