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SPE Thursday 6th August, 2020.

Here are the topics this week in Science policy news:


Government of Canada announces major steps in treating and preventing COVID-19 through vaccines and therapies

Canada inks deals with Pfizer, Moderna for coronavirus vaccine candidates

Feds reserve $3.3B for infrastructure projects to address coronavirus challenges

COVID-19: updates for Canada’s universities

Confinement et climat : 3 choses à savoir sur les cibles de réduction

How our current approach to science pushes people away


Once praised for taming the pandemic, Asian-Pacific nations worry about new onslaught

Groups protest exclusion of HIV-infected people from coronavirus vaccine trials

Antiabortion ethicists and scientists dominate Trump's fetal tissue review board

Why diversity programs fail

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


Submit a brief : PRE-BUDGET CONSULTATIONS IN ADVANCE OF THE 2021 BUDGET- House of Commons, Canada

Program Manager, Policy and Research, Environmental services dept - York Region

Regulatory Excellence Officer - Edmonton, Alberta

Research Analyst, Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine - UCalgary


Emerging Technology Program Coordinator - Mass Gov

Sr. Project and Alliance Manager – MindScope Program - Allen Institute

Program Analyst, Genomic Workforce Diversity & Inclusion Initiative


Les sciences sociales et humaines dans la redéfinition du vivre-ensemble : regards transdisciplinaires sur les sorties de crise

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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