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SPE Thursday 21st May, 2020.

Here are the topics in Science policy news for this week:


Prime Minister announces support for research staff in Canada

Prime Minister announces additional support for Indigenous peoples living in urban centres and off reserve

Expérience de travail exigée pour la nouvelle réforme en immigration

Vaccin: pourquoi 18 mois pour la COVID et plus de 30 ans pour le VIH ?

The incalculable rise of hydroxychloroquine


U.S. Department of Energy rushes to build advanced new nuclear reactors

United States relaxes rules for biotech crops

Open-access science funders announce price transparency rules for publishers

Countries around the world are rolling out contact tracing apps to contain coronavirus

Policy opportunities to enhance sharing for pandemic research

Are women publishing less during the pandemic? Here’s what the data say

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


Submit to the Journal of Science Policy and Governance

Research Assistant opening, Evidence for Democracy

Policy Advisor, Beef Farmers of Ontario

Environmental Sustainability Student: BC



Federal – Health Data Consultant II - Virginia U.S.

International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis -Program Director - Strategic Initiatives Program - Austria

(Contract) Sr./Manager, Regulatory Affairs CMC - Norwood U.S.


CSPC 2020 goes Virtual

Survery: Impact of COVID-19 on Graduate Students in Canada TSPN

INGSA Virtual Conference on Science Advice and COVID-19

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

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