As United States and British legislators tighten the screws on travel and visa rules, they might be squeezing out international researchers and students. Canadian universities, meanwhile, are seeing surging interest from both groups.
To Spark Medical Innovation, Canada Should Embrace Open Science
The Canadian government is again in the midst of its annual consultations on innovation. It seems our efforts to find the magic key to an “innovative economy” just never go away. By Aled Edwards, CEO of the Structural Genomics Consortium and professor at the University of Toronto.
The Unpredictable Art of Science — and a Tentative Manifesto to Foster It
If we continue on the current path of adding ever tighter controls and conformities to research without understanding their effects on the impact and quality of that research, then we will likely be wasting money.
Canadian researchers who commit scientific fraud are protected by privacy laws
The publicly funded agency responsible for policing scientific fraud is keeping secret the details surrounding these researchers. Their names, where they worked, and what they did wrong is protected under privacy laws.