6th March 2015 Montreal, Canada

Meet our Bloggers: Mario Rivero-Huguet

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 […]

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4th March 2015 Montreal, Canada

Young Leaders meet in London to tackle dementia

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 […]

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17th February 2015 Montreal, Canada

Global Young Leaders in Dementia: Japanese Event

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 […]

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11th December 2014 Montreal, Canada

Looking up : Canada and the UK on route to the stars !

I am not taking credits for this wonderful blog – only for my limited driving skills to the Canadian Space Agency and as photographer. This blog was written by my new colleague and blogger Anne Cécile Dequen CG’s assistant and trade associate in Montreal. Conquering space is more valid today than ever. Indeed, space represents a fertile ground to […]

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10th December 2014 Montreal, Canada

Walk the line – but with 700,000 volts

Similar to how the British highway system connects towns and cities across the UK the electric transmission system is responsible for transporting high-voltage electricity from power generating facilities to areas where it is needed. These overhead power lines can carry more than 700,000 volts: yes, you indeed read correctly…more than 700 kV, impressive isn’t it?. […]

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5th November 2014 Montreal, Canada

The Frankencell saga continues

  The Frankencell saga we started last year (“Creating-altering life – the Frankencell”) continued after the long awaited visit to Montreal of UK´s Synthetic Biology champion former Minister David Willetts and this third episode discusses last week’s first UK-Canada Synthetic Biology Workshop. British Consul General Nick Baker opened this two-day event in Montreal hosted by […]

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12th August 2014 Montreal, Canada

Montreal yn croesawu Prif Weinidog Cymru

If you understood this blog’s title, it’s because you have some Welsh language skills! (Translation: Montreal welcomes First Minister of Wales). The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, paid a 48-hour visit to Montreal on 22-24 July to take up an invitation to speak at the 23rd World Congress of Political Science. SIN, UKTI and […]

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28th July 2014 Montreal, Canada

Geeky Farmers – The Agriculture of the Future

What if you could control your backyard smallholding (“potage”) sitting on your couch? This is indeed feasible! Last week the Science and Innovation Network in Montreal teamed up with Prof. Viacheslav (Slava) Adamchuk from McGill University and organized the first UK-Canada Workshop in Precise Farming. The farming landscape has changed significantly, and entered a new […]

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About Mario Rivero-Huguet

Based in Montreal, I cover Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces. My focus is on aerospace & space, as well as life sciences and clean technologies. This year I’ll be working…

Based in Montreal, I cover Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces. My focus is on aerospace & space, as well as life sciences and clean technologies. This year I’ll be working with scientists in the UK and Canada to foster international research in those areas. I’ll also work with UK Trade & Investment to promote commercial opportunities for science & tech companies. In my spare time I enjoy outdoor activities; alternative films and eating (not cooking) French cuisine. Follow me on Twitter @mriverohuguet

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