Article Type: Opinion Leader

Robert Giroux

Healthier universities to benefit all Canadians
By Robert J Giroux

Much has happened in recent years to make Canada a more innovative nation. A key change has been strengthening the innovative capacity of our universities.

Dr René Durocher

Canada Research Chairs: More money and no less independence for universities

By Dr René Durocher

I would like to take this opportunity to make some important corrections to an article Yves Gingras wrote about the Canada Research Chairs program published in RE$EARCH MONEY on November 4, 2002.

Ron Freedman

Who are the Innovators?
By Ron Freedman

There are three important questions that innovation analysts and policymakers still don’t have a good handle on with regard to industrial innovation: “Who? Is doing what? Where?” See if you know the answer to the following questions.

Dr Yves Gingras

Canada Research Chairs : More money but less Autonomy for Canadian Universities
By Dr Yves Gingras

The division of powers between federal and provincial governments, as expressed in the Constitution, leaves education to the provinces.

Dr John de la Mothe

Innovation Redux?
By Dr John de la Mothe

Innovation — the production of new knowledge and the commercialization of ideas — is central to the continuing development of industrial nations. Every state of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) believes this.

Paul Dufour

The Maple Leaf , the Blackberry & Shawinigan Science Policy
By Paul Dufour

In this era of rapid technological change and media saturation, psychologists and other social scientists have been busy analysing a unique, modern-day hubris.

Dr Brian Barge

4th Pillar Enablers and Multipliers
By Dr Brian Barge

Canadians are rallying around the Innovation Strategy introduced last February by the federal government. They are participating in regional discussions, proposing ideas, responding to challenges and setting objectives so that Canada can achieve its potential as an innovating nation.

Joyce Groote

Where Will the Science Go?

By Joyce Groote

Research generated from federal R&D investment has and will continue to provide promising new technologies and products. These in turn provide the foundation for the creation of new start-up companies.

Maureen O’Neil

Equity — The Lasting Message from Rio
By Maureen O’Neil

The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) — the Earth Summit, held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 — reaffirmed the plain truth that human well-being and healthy ecosystems are inextricably linked.

John P. Molloy

Making the case for value-added technology transfer
By John P. Molloy

Approaches to the commercialization of university research are undergoing dramatic changes and any new program will have to take account of the new realities of consolidation and rationalization.