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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

Canadian science news: 16-22 February 2015

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Canadian science news: 9-15 February 2015

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Meet our Bloggers: Nicole Arbour

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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 team leader Nicole Arbour says hello from Ottawa and next week Aatif Baskanderi takes his turn.   Nicole Arbour – Ottawa Hi. My name is Nicole and I am a scientist. Or was, depending on how strict you are with your definitions. I don’t know exactly … Read more »Meet our Bloggers: Nicole Arbour

Global Young Leaders in Dementia: Japanese Event

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Again I am not taking credits for this blog. SIN Canada organised the 1st youth event on the 10th September (immediately before the Global Action Against Dementia Legacy Event- GAADLE) to discuss Dementia at the British High Commission.  We facilitated the attendance of two Canadian young leaders (Laura Booi and Felicia White) to the Japanese youth event and GAAD LE in Tokyo. Therefore, this blog describes the experience of these … Read more »Global Young Leaders in Dementia: Japanese Event

DementiaHack 2014: Video recap

DementiaHack, the world’s first dementia-themed hackathon, took place in September 2014 in partnership with HackerNest. If you don’t have four hours to watch the raw video from the event then here are two- and ten-minute recaps: Look out for a guest post from hackathon winners CareUmbrella in the next few weeks. We also hope to have some news on whether we will try to do a repeat event!

Canadian science news: 2-8 February 2015

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Meet our Bloggers: Ashley Tomlins

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 the team’s only non-scientist, Ashley Tomlins, introduces himself and next week team leader Nicole Arbour says hello from Ottawa. Ashley Tomlins – Vancouver Hello. My name’s Ashley and I’m not a scientist. I’ve always been fascinated by science and the natural world. I remember getting a … Read more »Meet our Bloggers: Ashley Tomlins

Canadian science news: 26 January-1 February 2015

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