Opening Up Canadian Research to the World: The New Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications

Opening Up Canadian Research to the World: The New Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications

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Ocean Monitoring of the Canadian West Coast

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NRC facilitates access to international R&D network for Canadian firms

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Canadarm: Canada's most famous robotic and technological achievement

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  • Ask a Scientist: Hair DNA
    I know DNA holds all of our genetic information and is used to transcript and translate into protein. Well, my younger sister was born with naturally straight as a board hair. When she was in high school, it started to curl! Her hair is really curly even 8 years later and we are all confused by the change. I know it's impossible for her DNA to change but maybe something else changed?
  • Minister Holder Announces New Open Access Policy for Research
    February 27, 2015 - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), today unveiled the new policy as part of a wide-ranging speech on the government’s updated Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy in a speech to the Economic Club in Toronto. The harmonized Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications requires all peer-reviewed journal publications funded by one of the three federal granting agencies to be freely available online within 12 months.
  • Governor General Announces Canada’s Top Natural Sciences and Engineering Researchers for 2015
    February 17, 2015 - Celebrated research includes ground-breaking chemical theories, computers that think like humans, and new production of medical isotopes
  • The evolution of the smart gun
    February 9, 2015 - More firepower, improved accuracy and smart integrated accessories that connect to command and control networks are the headline features of the new integrated assault rifle concept that Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) and Colt Canada have developed for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
  • Science and Technology Internship Program
    January 27, 2015 - Funding for the Science and Technology Internship Program (STIP) is Now Available for 2015-2016! The Science and Technology Internship Program provides an opportunity to recent graduates in natural science and engineering to gain relevant and meaningful work experiences within their field of studies.
  • Ask a Scientist: The effect of global warming on hurricanes
    Question: Does global warming affect a hurricane's intensity and size? If yes, does CO2 emission play a big part in this?
  • Minister Holder announces significant investment in nine national research facilities
    January 23, 2015 — Today, the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) announced significant investments through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support the operation and maintenance of nine unique national research facilities that contribute to Canada’s reputation as a global leader in research and innovation.
  • How accurate are Canada’s strategic intelligence forecasts?
    January 12, 2015 - Dr. David Mandel, a Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) scientist, and Mr. Alan Barnes, a former Director of the Middle East and Africa Division in the Intelligence Assessment Secretariat of the Privy Council Office (PCO), set out to address an important but previously unanswered question: How accurate are the forecasts made by strategic intelligence analysts?
  • Specialized Government and academic health researchers come together to advance military health care
    December 17, 2014 - The fifth annual Military and Veteran Health Research Forum (MVHRF) held in Toronto from November 24 – 26, 2014 brought together experts from across Canada with the goal of advancing the state of science in the areas of protection, health and well-being of Canadian military personnel, veterans and their families. On the battlefield and in civilian life, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members face unique risks, exposures and experiences that demand a specialized approach for the protection, treatment and prevention of illness and injury.
  • Dr. Arthur S. Slutsky receives prestigious CIHR Health Researcher of the Year award
    December 11, 2014 – Dr. Arthur S. Slutsky, Vice-President of Research at the St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, has received the 2014 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Health Researcher of the Year award for his outstanding efforts to advance pulmonary medicine and improve critical care practices. Dr. Slutsky was presented the award at a reception held at St. Michael's Hospital, last night.
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