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How Evidence Leads to Policy (HELP): Survey of North American Health Researchers

Researchers at McGill University’s Institute of Health and Social Policy are conducting the “How Evidence Leads to Policy” (HELP) Study, a survey of North American health researchers’ perceptions regarding evidence-informed health policy. The HELP Survey is part of a larger effort to develop strategies and advice for researchers interested in contributing to the policy-making process, […]

Comment on the 2012 Federal Budget for Science Media Center

“Researchers and science industrialists always have many hopes when it comes to announcing a new federal budget. These hopes include funding to foster partnerships, funding for basic science and funding for industrial research. This year’s federal budget fell flat on bringing many of these hopes to reality. The 2012 budget does include some initiatives to […]

IABC and SPE September Networking Event Public Relations and Innovation

IABC and SPE September Networking Event Public Relations and Innovation You can still register at the door  September 23rd, 2014   5:30pm– 7:30pm  How communication can be the lever to get you to the next level In today’s technology-driven economy where thousands of brilliant ideas compete for funding and visibility opportunities, having a solid research project or mastering the […]

Global Young Academy

   How to become a GYA member Call for Applications 2014 The 2014 call for new members to join the Global Young Academy in 2015 is now open. Applications are sought from young, independent scholars who combine the highest level of research excellence with a demonstrated passion for delivering impact.   Research fields: The call is […]

Where do all the alumni go?

Where do all the alumni go? 22 May 2014 | 09:00 BST | Posted by Julie Gould | Category: Career paths, Postgraduate Contributors Yuriy Baglaenko and Eric Gracey Students from the department of immunology at the University of Toronto recently completed a survey of their 288 alumni, tracking their career choices and progressions through life. In this post, Yuriy Baglaenko and Eric Gracey follow the […]

The global academies weigh in on syn bio

The global academies weigh in on syn bio    

AN OPEN LETTER – MAY 1, 2014 on vaccines

Dear fellow Canadians,    It is with great pride that I mark the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Sanofi Pasteur in Canada – a century of improving health around the world through the manufacture of life-saving vaccines. As a veteran of the industry for 30 years, the significance of this milestone is foremost in […]

Join The Institute’s Young Scholars in Toronto

Join The Institute’s Young Scholars in TorontoThe Institute for New Economic Thinking and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) are inviting young scholars from across the world to participate in a pivotal event in Toronto, Canada, from April 10-12. The conference, entitled Human After All: Innovation, Disruption, Society, will examine the overwhelming economic impact of innovation on society. Panels will […]

Mapping out the path to entrepreneurship

Science & Policy Exchange Monthly Networking Event aims to foster more Quebec student interest in start-up companies You have a great idea for a revolutionary app that will make a huge difference in how we view the current technological industry. The problem is that you don’t have the money, contacts, or know-how to transform this […]

The Global Young Academy launches first study on the state of young scientists

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release | Full report Berlin, 21 January 2014 – Career satisfaction for scientists and scholars requires more than state-of-the-art research equipment and full access to information and resources. This is just one of the findings of the Global Young Academy (GYA) in their study “The Global State of Young Scientists” (GloSYS). […]