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Science and Policy Exchange – STEM Working Group

[French] STEM Working Group Have you craved for a more practical curriculum that brings academics to the real world? Have you wondered about the relationship between your degree and your employability? A recent report by the Council of Canadian Academies suggests that STEM education is a necessary but not sufficient requirement for innovation and economic growth. […]

BIG NEWS! The SPE Website Is Getting a New Look Soon.

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Come on Get Happy. The Science Behind Stress Management and Productivity

Register Here and join us for SPE’s second public forum this year, where we will be exploring different aspects of mental wellness, followed by a panel discussion with a Q&A with three experts. Our second free public forum will be moderated by Mr. Jeff Moat, the President of Partners for Mental Health, and will feature a talk from Dr. Michael Meaney, the […]

The Truth About Antibiotics: Superbugs and What You Need To Know

          According to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in 2012, over 8000 patients succumbed to hospital-acquired infections. The unscrupulous use of antibiotics has created drug-resistant “superbugs” that have become a significant challenge to treat and contain by health professionals. Furthermore, scientists have failed to develop new antibiotics in the last […]

The 5th Annual Science & Policy Exchange: The State of Innovation in Canada

The 5th Annual Science & Policy Exchange: The State of Innovation in Canada Register   October 3rd 2014 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM  New Residence Hall 3625 Parc Avenue Montréal, QC H2X 3P8   Panels Topics: The State of Innovation in Canada: Are we lagging behind? Intellectual property and new technology: The impact of patents on […]

june 17-WIB-Greater Montreal Presents “Relationships – Your key strategy for achieving professional success”

Relationships are the basis of every human transaction, and relationship building is our greatest asset and strategy for building professional success. Relationships affect our work, performance, self-esteem, and ability to achieve professional aspirations. Join Frema Engel, an organizational consultant and coach who specializes in addressing work conflict and building healthy teams and organizations, as she […]

May 28, 2014 Challenges and Opportunities: How Science Policy Contributes to Shaping our Society

Challenges and Opportunities: How Science Policy Contributes to Shaping our Society In partnership with McGill CaPS as part of the Graduate Career Month   Wednesday May 28th, 2014 2:00pm – 4:00pm       Register   What fields of study are relevant to Science & Policy? What are some of the key science policy challenges […]

SPE April Networking Event: Science Communications

Lost in translation: a need for better scientific communication April 29, 2014   6:30pm – 9:30pm   Register Here Interested in a career in scientific communications? While budget cuts are making it harder for academia to absorb the ever-growing number of students enrolled in their programs, many graduate students are left unsure as to what to do with their degree. Science communication […]

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Innovation in Aviation: Adapting to Market Forces

The State of Innovation in Aviation:  Registration will open soon. March 25, 2014 6:30pm – 9:30pm Unfortunately, SPE must cancel this seminar due to a scheduling conflict.  If you have already registered for this event a refund will be issued. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.