Organization: Research Canada

Federal government should support basic research: poll

A new national poll shows that 92% of Canadians agree that the federal government should support basic research. Canada Speaks 2015 also found that respondents are more likely to vote for candidates in the upcoming federal election who support increased funding for health care and health and medical research. The poll also found that 80%…

Federal government should support basic research: poll

A new national poll shows that 92% of Canadians agree that the federal government should support basic research. Canada Speaks 2015 also found that respondents are more likely to vote for candidates in the upcoming federal election who support increased funding for health care and health and medical research. The poll also found that 80%…

CIHR launches mental health research network

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Graham Boeckh Foundation have joined forces to choose a partnership lead and selection panel for a new mental health research network. Dr Jacques Hendlisz, chairman of Research Canada has been chose as the partnership lead while the nine-member selection panel is chaired by Dr Dennis Furlong,…

Research 7 formed to engage government

Seven health-related organizations are banding together to establish the Research 7 (R7) partnership to engage governments on behalf of the health research community. R7 has developed three priorities through which it will review the upcoming federal Budget: building multi-stakeholder partnerships, creating a world-leading environment for health innovation and investing in knowledge creation and its application.…