Topic: diversity

The Short Report – May 27, 2020: DMZ and Ryerson Futures merge; Canadian psychedelic research gets boost; CFI launches $25-million competition; progress on a homegrown COVID-19 vaccine; and more

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council has awarded $76 million for 128 new applied research projects at colleges, cégeps and polytechnics. Funded through the tri-agency College and Community Innovation Program and the College-Industry Innovation Fund from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the investments will connect colleges with local companies, particularly small- and medium-sized enterprises, to collaborate on projects that further…

CRC program requires institutions to address underrepresented groups

The Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program will now withhold peer review and payment to universities if their chair nominations don’t meet their own equity and diversity guidelines. The change is the result of a new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Plan introduced by the Trudeau government for the CRC program effective immediately. The government is taking…