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July 5, 2012
An international expert panel has assessed that decisions regarding science funding and performance can’t be determined by metrics alone. A combination of performance indicators a...
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January 17, 2012
Protecting human health and the environment is of paramount importance to Canadians. As such, the federal regulation and testing requirements for pesticides has been extensive, and toda...
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September 22, 2011
Increased global trade and migration, higher population densities, and climate change all affect the nature of risks associated with animal diseases and human health. The pace of these ...
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November 18, 2010
Canada needs a bold vision to fully understand its biodiversity resources. This is a central finding of a group of 14 eminent experts brought together by the Council of Canadian Academi...
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November 15, 2010
The Council of Canadian Academies’ Expert Panel on Biodiversity Science will release its report on Thursday, November 18th, 2010 to coincide with the Canadian Museum of Nature&rsq...
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October 21, 2010
How do we ensure the integrity of Canada’s research system? This was the topic of considerable discussion for a group of 14 eminent experts brought together by the Council of Cana...
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October 18, 2010
The Council of Canadian Academies’ Expert Panel on Research Integrity will release its report on Thursday, October 21, 2010 at the Canadian Science Policy Conference in Montr&eacu...
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July 5, 2010
The Council of Canadian Academies is pleased to announce the appointment of Marcel Côté, Daniel Krewski, and  Louis Fortier to its Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC)....
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July 1, 2010
The Council of Canadian Academies is pleased to announce the appointment of Claude Jean and Roderick A. Macdonald to its Board of Governors. They will both serve a three-year term effec...
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June 24, 2010
Elizabeth Parr-Johnston, Chair of the Board of Governors for the Council of Canadian Academies is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tom Brzustowski, O.C. as Chair of the Counci...
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