Nature: Canadian science wins billions in new budget

by Brian Owens, Nature Recommended 07.03.2018

“Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s administration released its 2018 budget on 27 February and scientists couldn’t be happier. It includes almost Can$4 billion (US$3.1 billion) in new funding for science over the next five years, a significant portion of which will go to the country’s three granting councils.”

Read the full story, including an interview with CIFAR President & CEO Dr. Alan Bernstein, in Nature.

Related Ideas

Announcement

Canada and France make historic commitment to inclusive and ethical AI

CIFAR congratulates Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron on historic commitment to create international study group on inclusive and ethical...

Genetic Networks

A ‘Swiss Army knife’ for finding bad mutations

The new approach to determining the pathogenicity of genetic variants could be broadly applied to many human diseases. Geneticists have...

Quantum Materials

Probing the mysteries of superconductivity

Touch the handle of a hot frying pan, and you’ll remember (while wincing) that metal is an excellent conductor of...

News | CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

Young people are the future of science

Despite the importance of young scientists and scholars to the vibrancy of the research enterprise, it has never been more...

Bio-inspired Solar Energy

New catalyst upgrades greenhouse gas into renewable hydrocarbons

Research team led by Ted Sargent designs most efficient and stable process for converting carbon dioxide into a key chemical...