On June 13, 2016, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science launched an independent review of federal funding for fundamental science. The review will assess the program machinery that is currently in place to support science and scientists. A final report will be released by the end of 2016. Led by Dr. David Naylor, the panel invites the research community as well as any Canadians interested in participating, to share views, ideas and comments through this online form. The deadline to participate is September 30.
In collaboration with CIRANO and the Chaire de recherche Industrielle Alliance sur les enjeux économiques des changements démographiques, the 2016 QICSS international conference will be held in Montreal, on December 5 and 6, and will address the well-being of seniors. Interested researchers should send a complete draft of their paper by September 1, 2016. Authors whose paper is accepted will have their travel expenses covered by the organizers. For all details, please click here.