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We’re not done yet: how individuals, institutions, and the ISSP can use ‘good practices’ to continue moving Canada’s science-society-policy community toward greater EDI

In early 2022, the ISSP convened its network of scholars, students, and practitioners to discuss a topic that is top of mind for many working at the i…
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Theatre and science policy

Theatre and science policy might seem like strange companions. Which is exactly why there’s power in their interaction.
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The ISSP in 2022-2023: A Sneak Peak of our Research, Teaching and Outreach Programming

Welcome to this first blog of the ISSP’s 2022-2023 academic year. In it, I give a preview of key research, teaching and outreach activities in the com…
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Reconciliation in action – co-creating opportunities with Indigenous women

As part of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, many may wonder what else we can do to move reconciliation forward.
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Four reasons we should think twice about a data-driven approach to agricultural sustainability

Precision agriculture is so-called because people believe that farmers’ management decisions will be optimized and made more precise if they are infor…
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How Scientists & Engineers Can Share Information to Help Build Public Support on Canada’s Path to Net Zero Emissions

Canada has set ambitious national targets in the race to mitigate climate change: a non-emitting electricity grid by 2035 and a net zero economy by 20…
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Bromley Memorial Lecture 2022
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The American Student Experience : Bromley Memorial Lecture 2022

The Bromley Memorial Event brings together graduate students from the United States and Canada to exchange ideas about science and technology policy, …
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The Canadian Student Experience: Bromley Memorial Lecture 2022

The Bromley Memorial Event brings together graduate students from the United States and Canada to exchange ideas about science and technology policy, …