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Just last Monday, we held an exciting Science Policy and Science Politics panel discussion in partnership with the Canadian Association of University Teachers and iPolitics in Ottawa! Focusing almost entirely on Canada’s Fundamental Science Review (“the Naylor Report”), the event brought together people across disciplines for an engaging conversation over drinks.

Here's a summary of our first #cdnscichat with 2 researchers from PEARL! Read on to hear their answers to our questions from the Polar Vortex to government funding issues to what they eat at the lab!

In this guest blog post, Samantha Yammine examines why the choice of Dr. Nemer as Chief Science Advisor is important to both Canadian science, and herself personally. 

Samantha Yammine is a Science Communicator and PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto researching how stem cells build and maintain the brain. She makes science fun and friendly by sharing it daily on instagram.com/science.sam. Chat with her more about this on Twitter @SamanthaZY, or visit samanthayammine.com for more.

 

E4D invited all four NDP Leadership candidates to share their vision for Canadian science. 

Scientific discovery, innovation, and fundamental research have led to numerous advancements for Canada, and underpins our strong economy and high quality of life. We should be immensely proud of Canadian science.