Canada refused visas to dozens of African researchers seeking to attend the Neural Information Processing Systems conference (NeurIPS) in Vancouver next month. The visas were commonly denied on suspicions that the participants would not leave Canada once the conference was over. The issue is recurring: last year, more than 100 attendees were denied visas to the…
Organization: Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
Launching in 2020, the Outbound Student Mobility Pilot will provide $5,000-$10,000 per year to as many as 11,000 undergraduate and college students to study in a broader range of countries than they have traditionally selected.
The federal government unveiled an eagerly anticipated initiative on Monday to promote equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in Canada’s research community.
RESEARCH MONEY (R$), Canada’s leading newsletter on science, technology and innovation policy and investment, in partnership with Colleges and Institute Canada (CICan), has launched a new initiative to highlight the key role that colleges and institutes are playing in building Canada’s innovation capacity.
Denise Amyot will continue to lead Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) as president and CEO. Amyot’s contract was renewed for a second five-year term by the CICan board of directors and announced at its Annual General Membership meeting on June 19.