SPE Thursday, Aug. 8th

Updated: Mar 19

Here are our top picks for This Week in Science Policy:

National:


Canada Invests in Greener Mining Innovation

Canada Invests in New Forest Sector Technologies in Trois-Rivières

Advocate for science by joining DSP_SPE, E4D, TOSciPolicy, CAN_ACN, CSMB_SCBM and stan_rsst in our collective effort! Participate in the #VoteScience campaign by sending a message to electoral candidates and let them know why science matters to you!

To read more about the initiative click here

Minister Bains to announce support for innovative companies across British Columbia

Sustane Fuels launched to help boost clean energy adoption in Canada

Minister Ng announces Women Entrepreneurship Strategy investments

International:

Brazilian institute head fired after clashing with nation’s president over deforestation data

Indian science has landmark moment at ITER, a global effort to create first-ever nuclear fusion device

Supergravity pioneers win $3m Special Breakthrough prize

Mexican science suffers under debilitating budget cuts

Top U.S. biodefense lab pauses work after safety lapses

PM vows to 'supercharge' UK science with fast-track visas

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

National:

Senior Health Policy Analyst with the Correctional Service Canada

Policy and Program Analyst with the Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Yellowknife (Northwest Territories)

International:

Policy Fellow with the Center for Climate and Energy SOlutions, U.S.A

Health Science Policy Analystwith the National Institutes of Health, U.S.A

Local Events and Opportunities

Join the Science & Policy Exchange (SPE) and ClimatAble for a two-hour public forum: #SPEForum - Waste Streams: Can we stem the plastic tide?” on August 20, 2019 at BAnQ, Montreal, to learn about and discuss the future of the plastic pollution crisis. This is an opportunity for the public to ask these hard questions and engage with leading experts in research and policy to help answer them. To know more about the event or to register click here

Call for Champions: A Common Vision for Increasing Physical Activity and Reducing Sedentary Living in Canada: Let’s Get Moving . To know more about this program, click here

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

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