Québec's Science & Policy Issues


It is indisputable that science is shaping our life; from the greatest discoveries in health care improving our quality of life to technological innovations modifying the way we interact with our environment, the world as we know it is constantly changing. All these advances are giving rise to new kind of concerns from the public worried about their safety, privacy and ability to manage an ever-increasing overload of information. In the face of this innovation boom, smart science policies that understand, guide and regulate the evolution of science innovation are more than ever a real challenge.

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Science and Policy Exchange - STEM Working Group


STEM Working Group

Have you craved for a more practical curriculum that brings academics to the real world? Have you wondered about the relationship between your degree and your employability?

A recent report by the Council of Canadian Academies suggests that STEM education is a necessary but not...Read More »

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SPE Interviews Science and Technology Critic and Deputy Critic, Ted Hsu and Laurin Liu

Come watch SPE’s interview with Member of Parliament, and Science and Technology critic and deputy critic, Ted Hsu and Laurin Liu.







Ted Hsu was elected Member of Parliament in May 2011 for Kingston and the Islands as a member of the Liberals, and is currently...Read More »

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How Evidence Leads to Policy (HELP): Survey of North American Health Researchers

Researchers at McGill University’s Institute of Health and Social Policy are conducting the “How Evidence Leads to Policy” (HELP) Study, a survey of North American health researchers’ perceptions regarding evidence-informed health policy. The HELP Survey is part of a larger effort to develop strategies and...Read More »

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