Organization: Royal Society of Canada

InterAmerican Network of Academies formed

A meeting of the Academies of Sciences for countries of the Americas have formed the InterAmerican Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) at a recent meeting in Santiago Chile. The new organization has identified water and science education as its top two priorities. IANAS will work to strengthen S&T relationships as a tool for societal…

New research chair named in honour of Dr Michael Smith

The EJLB Foundation and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are contributing $1.35 million to establish a new research chair in neurosciences and mental health in honour of the late Dr. Michael Smith. The chair will be funded through a $1-million endowment grant from the EJLB Foundation, a $300,000 establishment grant from CIHR and…