Science advocacy can save Canadian science (and the next generation of Canadian scientists)

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By Molly Meng-Hua Sung, guest contributor This past year, the long-awaited Fundamental Science Review (commonly referred to as the Naylor Report) was submitted to Canada’s Minister of Science, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan. It confirmed something scientists have been saying for years: funding is tight. Furthermore, the strain of poor funding is borne largely by young […]

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STEM Outreach on a Shoestring Budget

By Alex Chattwood, Communication, Education and Outreach Co-Editor $16.7 million. That’s how much the annual Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC PromoScience) program has awarded Canadian science outreach non-profits, institutions and non-federal science museums since 2011. Earlier this year, 38 organizations received just under $5 million in funding for the next three years. […]

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