Science Advice in Canada: Are we Entering a New Renaissance? - January 2018

The Institute for Science, Society and Policy hosted for the first time in a public panel the Chief Science Advisor of Canada, Dr. Mona Nemer, the Chief Scientist of Québec, Dr. Rémi Quirion and the Chief Scientist of Ontario, Dr. Molly Shoichet. 

University of Ottawa President and Vice-Chancellor Jacques Frémont opened the session. The panel continued with a presentation by Professor Marc Saner (uOttawa, inaugural Director of the ISSP) on the Manifesto for 2030 – Scientific Advice for the Global Goals of the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA). Afterwards, the panel, consisting by Professor Saner and the three Chief Scientists explored the question, “Science Advice in Canada: Are We Entering a New renaissance?”.


Documents

Speaker's bios (PDF file)


Links

Event photos (Facebook album)

The Official Videos of the event (Youtube link)

The Official Videos of the event (Facebook link)

The University Affairs article (external link)

The Science Metrics.org article (external link)


Moderator

 

Dr. Monica Gattinger, Director, Institute for Science, Society and Policy

 

 


Opening Remarks

 

Jacques Frémont, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa

 


Initial Presentation

 

Dr. Marc Saner, Professor, Department of Geography, University of Ottawa (PDF file)

 

 


Panelists

 

Dr. Mona Nemer, Chief Science Advisor of Canada

 

 

Dr. Rémi Quirion, Chief Scientist of Québec

 

 

 

Dr. Molly Shoichet, Chief Scientist of Ontario (PDF file)

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