SPE Thursday 17th Sep, 2020.


Here are the topics this week in Science policy news:


National:


Government of Canada confirms support for 32 community-based projects aimed at improving mental health


Over 160 Energy Efficiency projects set to move ahead for schools in Saskatchewan thanks to carbon pollution pricing proceeds


Government of Canada recruits world-renowned researcher to bridge the gap between AI and Neuroscience


Le Canada investit dans des solutions technologiques propres au Québec



Canada not yet ready to deploy rapid COVID testing devices, says health minister



International:


Eli Lilly reports promising first results for an antibody against COVID-19


Ethical or exploitative—should prisoners participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials?


Pandemic inspires new push to shrink jails and prisons


Un manque de plaisir dans la vérité scientifique



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


National:


Government Relations and Policy Internship (Spring 2021) - Tesla, Toronto


Manager, Global Infrastructure Advisory - KPMG Saskatchewan


Environmental Specialist -WOOD, Oakville


Consultant - Dunsky Energy, Toronto



International:


Director of Development and Communications - SFA, USA


Director of Scientific Affairs - SFA, USA


Government and External Affairs Assitant - Washington Centre for Equitable Growth



Events:


Meet SPE: Get your Science ON, Let's talk policy


INGSA Global Week of Dialogue. Science Advice & COVID-19: What are we learning?


Register for CSPC 2020


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







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