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The Science and Technology Committee visits Toronto

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Guest blogger Dr. Elizabeth Rough, Committee Specialist on the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, spent a month getting rained on in Toronto – all in the name of science.     For a month in Spring, the Toronto Office of SIN Canada became my adopted home. Normally you can find me in Westminster working as a Committee Specialist for the UK House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee. The Committee … Read more »The Science and Technology Committee visits Toronto

Canadian science news: 11-17 May 2015

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Canadian science news: 16-22 March 2015

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How great science comes from children’s books

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Articles about science and imagination often open with a quotation from a scientist (Einstein, Feynman) or children’s author (Seuss, Silverstein) – perhaps because when dealing with science (encompassing all human knowledge) and imagination (humanity’s boundless creativity), where do you begin? “Begin at the beginning,” the King said, very gravely, “and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” While the White Rabbit was reading a short series of … Read more »How great science comes from children’s books

Canadian science news: 9-15 March 2015

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Canadian science news: 2-8 March 2015

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Meet our Bloggers: Mario Rivero-Huguet

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Every week one of our bloggers will introduce themselves to the world and talk about how much fun it is working in Science Policy. Today our team’s most talented photographer, Mario Rivero-Huguet, says hello from Montreal.   Mario Rivero-Huguet– Montreal Born in Uruguay – the country of good tender meat and mate – I have always enjoyed studying and living abroad. Actually, my mother calls me the family nomad. Probably … Read more »Meet our Bloggers: Mario Rivero-Huguet

Canadian science news: 23 February-1 March 2015

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Young Leaders meet in London to tackle dementia

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On February 27, the UK Science and Innovation Network organised the last of a series of four Young Leaders events on Dementia. Following similar events in Ottawa, Tokyo and Washington DC, the event in London brought together 45 young delegates from 18 countries in the Locarno suite of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. This event was organised by  SIN France colleagues, Alison MacEwen and Sara Gill, together with Janice Hardy … Read more »Young Leaders meet in London to tackle dementia

Meet Our Bloggers: Aatif Baskanderi

Every week one of our bloggers will introduce themselves to the world and talk about how much fun it is working in Science Policy. Today Aatif Baskanderi says hello from Calgary.   Aatif Baskanderi – Calgary Hi! My name is Aatif and, as per my Twitter account (@aatifb), I am an Islamo-Newfie-Pakistani-Engineer + Science nerd passionate about the potential of society. I have always been in love with science, growing up … Read more »Meet Our Bloggers: Aatif Baskanderi