Organization: 4D LABS

The Short Report, March 4, 2019: Kirsty Duncan moves for a standing committee on science and research; Alberta cuts post-secondary education funding; Canadian miners make an action plan

The Short Report: New Parliamentary standing committee proposed for science and research; new Protein Industries Supercluster projects; Alberta cuts post-secondary education funding while Ontario increases it; boosting competitiveness of Canada’s mining sector; creating research internships for students; Canadian science for the Moon; developing small nuclear reactor technology; and more.

Soft Materials Lab slated for Simon Fraser Univ

Simon Fraser Univ is enhancing its 4D LABS facility with the creation of a Centre for Soft Materials to allow applications-driven research for the design, development, demonstration and delivery of advanced functional materials and nanoscale devices aimed at soft materials. The $8.6-million facility is being funded by Western Economic Diversification ($4.3 million), Automotive Fuel Cell…