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SPE Thursday 23rd July, 2020.

Here are the topics this week in Science policy news:


New investments in major science initiatives to keep Canada at the forefront

Government of Canada Invests in Energy Efficiency Training for Canadians

(French translation available)

FRQSC - Mot de la directrice scientifique

Anxiety high as Canadian schools prepare for students from COVID-ravaged U.S.

COVID-19 Resources Canada


Research security bill advances in U.S. Senate despite opposition from research groups

EU leaders slash science spending in €1.8 trillion deal

Polio vaccination campaigns restart after modelers warn about risk of ‘explosive’ outbreaks

Open-access Plan S to allow publishing in any journal

How Facebook Handles Climate Disinformation

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


Policy Analyst (Assistant Manager), Intergovernmental Relations - City of Vancouver

Post-secondary education policy analyst - Vancouver

Research and Policy Analyst - Believe Vancouver


The Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program - Washington D.C.

Junior Science Program and Policy Analyst - HWC, Washington D.C.

Sr. Security Policy Analyst - Adzuna, VA, U.S.A


SPE Cafe - Gradaute Student Mental Health : Picking our brains for better Academic policies

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 #SciPolJob

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