Organization: Canadian Glycomics Network

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.

Glycomics research projects get $3.5M

The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) and its partners distributed grants amounting to $3.5 million to 36 health researchers for exploratory research on the benefits of glycomics in health. The funds will go to 14 research projects in 18 institutions across Canada. GlycoNet is one of the federal Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE). Catalyst and…

Funding levels for two more NCEs revealed

The federal government has announced the funding levels for two more Networks of Centres of Excellence that received new or follow-on funding late last year (R$, December 22/14). The new AGE-WELL network will receive $36.6 million over five years while NeuroDevNet has been renewed with $19.6 million in funding. The funding level for the new…

Funding levels for two more NCEs revealed

The federal government has announced the funding levels for two more Networks of Centres of Excellence that received new or follow-on funding late last year (R$, December 22/14). The new AGE-WELL network will receive $36.6 million over five years while NeuroDevNet has been renewed with $19.6 million in funding. The funding level for the new…