Corporate law firm aims to fill a gap in Canada’s growing space tech industry; Mitacs recognizes innovation, leadership and commercialization at Ottawa awards ceremony; Environment and Climate Change Canada earmarks $1.6 billion in Canada’s first national climate adaptation strategy; a new model for the National Model Codes development system, and more.
Organization: University of Calgary
Research publications in “prestigious” journals and teaching performance far outweigh community service in assessing academic promotion and tenure, even though some of the criteria are flawed.
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
The Short Report – November 16, 2022: $43M for Canada’s first lunar rover; Alberta gets advanced diagnostics centre; Vancouver has highest tech job growth; Oceans Protection Plan reports; and more
As one of the world’s leading food producers, Canada has a lot at stake in how it manages research and innovation in this sector. This year’s annual meeting of the Agri-food Innovation Council covered the many points of consensus and debate.
The Short Report – November 22, 2022: Feds order Chinese divestment in critical minerals; new cybersecurity task force; Canada in top 15 “talent competitive” countries, open science awards, and more
The Short Report – November 2, 2022: National Women’s Health Research Initiative launched; Ted Rogers Centre for Health Research receives $90 million; VC funding declines across Canadian ecosystems; Gairdner Award winners feted; and more
François-Philippe Champagne announces this year’s NSERC Prize winners; Canada’s contribution to the NASA-led climate science satellite mission; establishing an intercontinental network for quantum communication, and more.
A big expansion for Nokia with support from all levels of government; CIHR invests in a pan-Canadian network to lead oral health research, biomanufacturing training site CASTL officially opens, and more.
Ontario funding to support hundreds of research projects; the country’s first interdisciplinary training network in perinatal research on medications, and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol’s U of T visit to discuss the rise of artificial intelligence.