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SPE Thursday 30th April,2020.

Here are the topics in Science policy for this week:


Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on COVID-19

Canada is flattening the coronavirus curve. That’s ‘good news,’ expert explains

Ready to fight: Long-term investments in research mean Canada is equipped to respond to the pandemic

La pandémie pose d'importants défis à la recherche biomédicale québécoise

Canada set to ban assault-style weapons including AR-15 and the gun used in the Polytechnique massacre


NIH launches competition to speed CO-VID19 diagnostics

‘Closing borders is ridiculous’: the epidemiologist behind Sweden’s controversial coronavirus strategy

Renewable power surges as pandemic scrambles global energy outlook

Policy Analysis: Artificial Intelligence and the Copyright Survery

Reopening puts Germany's much-praised coronavirus response at risk

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


International Policy Ideas Challenge 2020 - Call for proposals

CSPC Call for Editorials: Response to COVID-19 Pandemic and its Impacts

Crowfight COVID-19: Volunteer your time and skills

Regional recycling and waste reduction program co-ordinator, Montreal (multiple opporunities!)


Internship, future earth initiative, Paris FR

Individual consultant to research best practices in preventing open burning -UNDP (Midnight NY,USA)

Environmental health and Safety Generalist - Plexus WI


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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