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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Overcoming the doctor-patient communication hump


A few months ago, I went to the doctor’s office to get a particularly persistent infection checked out. Along with an antibiotic prescription, the doctor administered a few tests and I was told that I would hear back from him within 2 weeks if anything serious came up. 4...Read More »

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june 17-WIB-Greater Montreal Presents “Relationships – Your key strategy for achieving professional success”

Relationships are the basis of every human transaction, and relationship building is our greatest asset and strategy for building professional success. Relationships affect our work, performance, self-esteem, and ability to achieve professional aspirations. Join Frema Engel, an organizational consultant and coach who specializes in addressing work...Read More »

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Global Young Academy


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Call for Applications 2014

The 2014 call for new members to join the Global Young Academy in 2015 is now open. Applications are sought from young, independent scholars who combine the highest level of research excellence with a demonstrated passion for delivering impact.


Research fields: The call...Read More »

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