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New software tool aims to be “one-stop shop” for COVID-19 recommendations

Researchers at McMaster University, along with an international team of collaborators, have launched a freely accessible living map of COVID-19 guidelines. In developing the electronic platform, their goal  is to help decision-makers quickly access and use the best-available scientific advice related to the pandemic from around the world. 

America is betting big on fusion energy. Canada must do the same with hydrogen.

An overlooked section of the recent American Energy Act of 2020 outlines a sweeping new plan to build a domestic fusion energy industry, modelled on the recent success of the commercial spaceflight industry. Canada has an opportunity to do the same with our burgeoning homegrown hydrogen economy.

Opinion: A new innovation mandate for a new innovation minister

To increase Canada’s productive capacity, we need to leverage the country’s human, physical and intellectual capital, says Robert Asselin, senior vice president of policy at the Business Council of Canada, in an open letter to the incoming federal Minister of Innovation.

The Short Report – Jan 13, 2021: Vivek Goel and Gina Cody receive Order of Canada appointments, VIDO’s COVID clinical trials to start in Halifax, a new Canada Research Chair, and more

Joanne Weber has been named the first Canada Research Chair in Deaf Education, François-Philippe Champagne replaces Navdeep Bains as Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, the Canadian Space Agency opens a competition to foster innovative food technology production, and Vancouver is the latest city to benefit from the federal government’s LC3 initiative.

Research Money is Going Digital!

The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating for so many of us. It has changed our lives in many ways. One of the most dramatic and far-reaching is the enormous increase in the number of us working from home. At Research Money, the pandemic also brought the printing of our publication to a halt. Some of…