Researchers engaged in the federally supported Ocean Tracking Network, a made-in-Canada initiative, are part of a global effort to track more than 160 aquatic species including sharks.
Organization: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Fostering international research partnerships will help position Canada’s research community as a global leader in science and technology, NSERC President Dr. Alejandro Adem, PhD, says in an op-ed.
The Short Report – June 15, 2022: CREATE program receives new NSERC funding, feds provide up to $100M to Saskatchewan potash mine, Alberta invests in quantum hub, $24M for research on life-saving organ transplant technology, and more.
Government of Canada releases a $9.1 billion emissions reduction plan, Montreal’s Creative Destruction Lab doubles its $500 million target within first 5 years of opening, US dollars driving Canadian technology’s investment surge in 2021, four provincial governments agree to a joint strategic plan on small modular reactors, and more.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has affected the entire world — and the effects are being felt in the world of science and technology, writes Sebastian Leck, Research Money’s managing editor.
Edmonton-based Wyvern, a Canadian space data company, plans to launch a small satellite with an unfolding telescope to capture images from space to improve sustainability and productivity in the agricultural industry.
Alberta’s four major universities have put a hold on developing new research initiatives and renewing existing research agreements with entities in China, as directed by the provincial government. All four universities also have submitted reports to Alberta Advanced Education detailing all agreements, research relationships, institutional relations and joint ventures under way with entities connected to the Chinese government and the Chinese Communist Party.
Canada’s first JDRF Centre of Excellence in Type 1 diabetes research, science and technology standing committee members announced, Ottawa invests in pandemic research and vaccine confidence projects, and more.
Dr. Alan Bernstein to forgo third term leading CIFAR, Nikean Foundation gift marks largest contribution towards psychedelic science and research in Canada, Bruce Power takes the next step towards new isotope production, and more.
The federal government’s new national security guidelines for research partnerships raise numerous concerns that range from discouraging research collaborations to potentially interfering with academic freedom, says Dr. Alex Navarre, PhD, a research associate at Université du Québec, in an op-ed.