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CIFAR recommendations to the Advisory Panel on the Review of Fundamental Science

    Read CIFAR’s recommendation to the Advisory Panel on the Review of Fundamental Science. The review was launched June...

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The next generation of research excellence

Early career researchers are vital for scientific progress and advances in scholarly activity. They tackle questions with new eyes, and...

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Visionary philanthropy drives innovative research

Philanthropy is the life-blood of CIFAR. It is thanks to philanthropists – individual and organizational – as well as generous...

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President’s message: Renewing our vision for the future

CIFAR 2.0 During my first nine months at CIFAR, I have had the great pleasure of meeting with many members...

Bio-inspired Solar Energy | Commentary

Canada’s role as a clean tech research leader

Last month I met with Dr. Mario Molina, the chemist who more than 40 years ago made the Nobel Prize-winning...

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Building the next generation of research leaders

Early career researchers are essential for science to progress. Young people are fearless, and they bring the ingredients essential for...

Cosmology & Gravity | Commentary

Making waves in interdisciplinary research

One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein predicted that gravity could propagate in the form of gravitational waves, bending the fabric...

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Beyond excellence

Over the holidays I read an excellent book by Peter MacKinnon, past president of the University of Saskatchewan. During his...

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Ten CIFAR highlights from 2015

Despite some of the recent events around the world, 2015 has been a great year for research. In Canada, a...

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