Nov 27: A New Direction for Science Policy in Canada? Get Science Right!

Nov 27: A New Direction for Science Policy in Canada? Get Science Right!
Posted on November 18, 2014 | Angela Regnier | Written on November 18, 2014
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On November 27, join us for an evening with journalist Mike De Souza to discuss the impact of the federal government's current approach to science policy, examine ways to protect science in the public interest, and hear the views of representatives from the three main political parties on what should be the role of the federal government with respect to research and post-secondary education.

Confirmed panelists include:

Béla Joós, Physics Professor, University of Ottawa

Diane Beauchamin, Chemistry Professor, Queen’s University

Christina Muehlberger, PhD Candidate, Sociology & Political Economy, Carleton University

Ted Hsu, Science & Technology Critic, Member of Parliament, Liberal Party of Canada

Kennedy Stewart, Science & Technology Critic, Member of Parliament, New Democratic Party of Canada

Date: Thursday, November 27

Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm (Reception to follow)

Location: Westin Hotel Ottawa, Ontario Room, 11 Colonel By Drive

 

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For more information, contact: Angela Regnier, Communications Officer, Canadian Association of University Teachers, 613-726-5186, regnier@caut.ca

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