SPE Thursday 6th August, 2020.


Here are the topics this week in Science policy news:


National:


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



International:


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:


National:


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



International:


Emerging Technology Program Coordinator - Mass Gov


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


Program Analyst, Genomic Workforce Diversity & Inclusion Initiative



Events:


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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