Canada’s ‘scientific integrity’ policy and its effects on transparency

Nahomi Amberber, Policy & Politics co-editor Scientific integrity has been a focus of the 2018 conversation around the intersection of science and policy. While research integrity has historically focused on the ethics of research design, scientific integrity in the Canadian context also aims to protect accountability after the research has been done. The Office of […]

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Chief Science Advisor: A step towards ensuring a voice for science

Stephanne Taylor, Physics & Astronomy co-editor On Monday, Dec. 5, the Minister of Science, the Honorable Kirsty Duncan announced the search for the Chief Science Advisor (CSA) for Canada.  The announcement has been a long time coming — Prime Minister Trudeau promised to create a Chief Science Officer post as part of the Liberal platform for […]

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