As it emerges from the pandemic, Canada faces an increasingly competitive R&D environment and a rapidly evolving geopolitical landscape. The federal government should invest in people, invest strategically in Canada’s research ecosystem and invest in rebuilding campuses for tomorrow, according to a pre-Budget submission by the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities.
Topic: research security
Warning that spies have “traded trench coats for lab coats,” analysts from Canada’s spy agency have begun giving briefs to Canadian universities, medical research institutes, pharmaceutical companies and others involved in the pandemic response on emerging national security threats.
A new study underscoring the critical importance of research partnerships between the U.S. and China has important implications for Canada as it seeks to strengthen international collaboration and attract academic talent from abroad.