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Getting to know you: science, government, and society renew acquaintances, post-pandemic November 30, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - November 30, 2022: Canada's first space-tech law group; Mitacs innovation awards; funding Canada's climate adaptation strategy; updating Canada's code development system, and more November 30, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – November 23, 2022: $1.2 billion for Oceans Protection Plan projects; Ontario’s AI sector growing; Attabotics raises US$71 million; feds failing on cybersecurity risks; and more November 23, 2022

Mark Lowey

Canadian manufacturing of CAR-T cells a game-changer for cancer patients and researchers    August 10, 2022

Leah Geller

The Short Report - July 27, 2022: Ottawa launches next phase of its ocean protection program, a new policy agreement for Canada's agricultural partnership, funding to fight online disinformation, and more. July 27, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - July 13, 2022: Dr. Mona Nemer reappointed as CSA, U of T & partners mount research response to monkeypox outbreak, a record for Canadian angel investment in 2021, and more. July 13, 2022

Cindy Graham

What Canada's new innovation agency can learn from the rest of the world    June 15, 2022

Mark Lowey

Indigenous health at the heart of new research network    June 15, 2022

Leah Geller

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. June 15, 2022

Mark Lowey

Use it or lose it, says report on Canada's AI advantage    June 8, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - May 11, 2022: New AI centres for Alberta and New Brunswick, a CCA-appointed expert panel on international STI partnerships, winners of the GG Innovation Awards, and more.    May 10, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - March 9, 2022: Sunsetting the Collaborative Health Research Projects program, $195M to support B.C. health research, Ontario's first Genome Data Science fellowships, Lululemon founder invests $100M into muscle disorder research, and more March 9, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - March 2, 2022: Ottawa commits $240M for semiconductor industry, $45M for post-secondary research infrastructure, a good month for the space sector, and more March 2, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Feb. 9, 2022: Quebec getting Canada’s first universal quantum computer, Canadian cleantech companies receive more than $52 million in SDTC funding, Ocean Supercluster announces largest project to date, public servants learn about AI, and more February 9, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – Feb. 2, 2022: Canadian cleantech companies make Top 100 global list, major VC funds launched by MaRS and Deloitte Canada, regional tech ecosystems see record investment, and more February 2, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - November 24, 2021: BioVectra funding spurs expansion for mRNA vaccine development, UNESCO adopts the Open Science Recommendation, NSERC awards annual research prizes, and more November 24, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - Nov. 17, 2021: Ontario invests in research facilities, UOttawa launches centre for Black health, a win for BrainBox AI at COP26, and more November 16, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - Nov. 3, 2021: NREN bolsters internet security with MANRS, a new green tech hub, an open science partnership, and more November 2, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Aug. 25, 2021: $100M to study safer railways, planning Canada’s first Mental Health Innovation Incubator, SSHRC Anti-Black Racism committee, and more… August 25, 2021

Debbie Lawes

The Short Report - August 11, 2021: A feasibility study to export blue hydrogen from Alberta to Asia, tech to reduce pesticide use, and more August 11, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - July 21, 2021: Canada's fast-growing tech talent, UBC joins global autism initiative, and more July 21, 2021

Cindy Graham

COVID-19 return-to-work solution emerges from ISED prototype testing program    June 16, 2021

Lindsay Borthwick

As the federal government launches a quantum strategy, researchers say nurturing a long-term, cohesive ecosystem is key    May 19, 2021

Lindsay Borthwick

The Short Report - April 28, 2021: COVID-19 data portal goes live, Protein Industries Canada launches new phase of plant-based food plan, Carleton funding bolsters ecosystem conservation, and more April 28, 2021

Cindy Graham

Opinion: Canadian universities and companies must proactively assess risks of collaboration with China April 21, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - April 21, 2021: SIF gets $7.2 billion in 2021 federal budget, BC budget invests in new strategic fund, Biden's funding surge, a boost for the Stem Cell Network, and more April 21, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - March 31, 2021: Canadian government invests $925 million in biomanufacturing, funding for variants research, a new digitalization centre, and more March 31, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Jan 20, 2021: Western U's antibody test in peer review, Tesla renews contract with Dal lab, Biden elevates role of science advisor to cabinet, and more January 20, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Nov. 25th, 2020: TELUS launches $100M social impact fund; Xanadu creates a quantum network hub, and more...    November 25, 2020

Cindy Graham

CFI awards $28 million for COVID-19 research infrastructure November 11, 2020

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Nov. 11th, 2020: IRAP receives $155M for COVID-impacted firms; U of Calgary's biosafety lab to reopen; and more... November 11, 2020

Cindy Graham

A brief history of science advice and key advisors in Canada September 30, 2020

Paul Dufour

Vaccine dispute should be a lesson for Canada-China commercialization exchanges    August 19, 2020

Mark Mann

Researchers warn of COVID-19’s outsized impact on women in science    July 15, 2020

Lindsay Borthwick

Feds developing unprecedented long-term research and pandemic preparedness strategy    May 20, 2020

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, April 28, 2020: Alarming drop in donations for health charities; Health Canada approves COVID-19 clinical trial; and more April 29, 2020

Debbie Lawes

Survey: Canadian universities are increasingly cutting fossil fuels from their investment portfolios    April 1, 2020

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, February 26, 2020: Transatlantic AI projects; multiplying ocean startups; scaling in the Big Apple February 26, 2020

Mark Lowey

Federal research funders endorse plan to improve research assessment    December 17, 2019

Lindsay Borthwick

The Short Report, December 11, 2019: Wexit spooks Wattpad; Montreal's swelling video-game sector; North promises better next time December 11, 2019

Mark Mann

New consortium of colleges aims to help Canada’s cannabis industry    November 6, 2019

Mark Lowey

New federal initiatives aim to help entrepreneurs leverage intellectual property    August 7, 2019

Mark Lowey

New federal initiatives aim to help entrepreneurs leverage intellectual property    August 7, 2019

Mark Lowey

New federal initiatives aim to help entrepreneurs leverage intellectual property    August 7, 2019

Mark Lowey

New federal initiatives aim to help entrepreneurs leverage intellectual property    August 7, 2019

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, July 17, 2019: Frailty, electric vehicles, cloud computing July 17, 2019

Mark Mann

Ontario innovation hubs join forces on new scale-up platform, despite provincial funding cuts    June 5, 2019

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – May 8, 2019: Cannabis R&D, fuel cell demo, accelerator funding May 8, 2019

Debbie Lawes

University technology transfer has evolved, but more industry engagement will create better opportunities for commercialization March 20, 2019

Guest Contributor

Canada takes first steps toward global leadership on ethical standards for artificial intelligence    March 20, 2019

Mark Mann

Guy Levesque November 2, 2018

Mark Mann

Tammy Clifford    October 9, 2018

Mark Mann

Canada's clean tech growing despite decline in clean energy investment    August 29, 2018

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - February 1, 2023: A boost for potash mining; Canada becomes a full member of SKAO, the consequences of misinformation, and more

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - March 22, 2023: Concerns about DFO science; a new brain health initiative; Ericsson sets up quantum research quarters, and more.

Cindy Graham

Research Security: protecting Canada’s academic research from foreign espionage

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - May 24, 2023: Dal's ocean-first approach to combatting climate change; the first in-person training site for cell and gene therapies; the genomic monitoring of pathogens in water initiative, and more.

Cindy Graham

Balancing risk and promise in neurotechnology   

Mark Lowey

Financing gap for early-stage Canadian firms stunting growth and hurting economy   

Mark Lowey

The need to prioritize integrity in developing AI applications

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - October 4, 2023   

Danielle Burns

Ontario “matchmaking” initiative boosting innovation collaboration and inclusivity   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - October 18, 2023   

Danielle Burns

The Short Report - November 8, 2023   

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - November 8, 2023   

Guest Contributor

The Short Report: November 29, 2023   

Research Money

The Short Report: January 3, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: January 24, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: February 7, 2024   

Research Money

Growing use of AI for political purposes is a risk to Canada’s democracy: uOttawa report   

Mark Lowey

Canada needs an integrated economic-security strategy

Guest Contributor

Health costs climb, while Canadians sit still   

Leah Geller

Canada needs a national framework for evaluating international “STIK” partnerships   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: March 13, 2024   

Research Money

Net zero will take unprecedented government collaboration to “build enough fast enough”   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: April 3, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: April 3, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: April 17, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: April 24, 2024   

Research Money

Fewer “new shiny things,” more strategic programs needed to fix research and innovation ecosystem   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: May 8, 2024   

Research Money

Can AI chatbots be stopped from going rogue?

Guest Contributor

Why the proposed capstone federal research funding organization shouldn’t become a “tombstone”

Paul Dufour











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