SPE Thursday 13th Aug, 2020.


Here are the topics this week in Science policy news:


National:


Canada providing humanitarian assistance in response to Beirut explosion


How to mobilize and sustain EDI change in the academy


Centre for Commercialization of Cancer Immunotherapy and Regenerative Medicine and the Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine Partner to Boost Stem Cell Commercialization Efforts


COVID-19 Graduate Student Report (TSPN)


Canadian wildfires: are we prepared for the next disaster ?



International :


Senior U.S. lawmaker wants National Academies to scrutinize racism in science


COVID-19 and Brexit disruption offer chance to build stronger system, says new U.K. research funding head


Polio vaccinations resume in Pakistan and Afghanistan after Covid-19 delays


Should e-cigarettes be banned amid coronavirus? Why some U.S. lawmakers are pushing for it


"Ça apporte plus de stress que d'information" : comment l'emballement autour des études scientifiques sur le coronavirus trouble public et chercheurs



And for some exciting #SciPolJobs, opportunities and local events we have:


National:


CSPC - Youth Excellence award - extended deadline


Mitigation Analyst (Climate Change) - Gov of Yukon


Director, Policy, Innovation - Toronto Region Board of Trade


Post-Doctoral Fellow - Hateful Conduct in the CAF: Policy - Ontario Tech University



International:


Program Manager, STPF - AAAS


Research Associate - Data for Black Lives Matter


Local events:


Interview with Dr. Vivek Goel - CSPC


Keep an eye out for our next week's update in the news section #SPEthursday #ThisWeekinSciPol #SciPolJob







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