Article from the uOttawa Gazette about the Canada 150 Conference on Innovation and Globalization. Several memembers of the ISSP were part of the panels and discoussions.
More information about the conference can be found here.
Monica Gattinger's participation on the Chancellor's Debate
Highlights of Monica Gattinger's participation on the University of Ottawa Chancellor's Debate panel Climate change in the age of Trump: How should Canada respond?
The panel was moderated by Calin Rovinescu– President and CEO of Air Canada, and Chancellor of the University of Ottawa and also had the participation of Annette Verschuren– Chair & CEO of NRStor Inc., and Chancellor, Cape Breton University, Tzeporah Berman– Energy and Climate Campaign Strategy Consultant and Adjunct Professor in Environmental Studies, York University and Stewart Elgie– Professor, Faculty of Law; Founder and Chair, Smart Prosperity Institute and Director of the University of Ottawa’s Institute of the Environment.
Fulbright Canada Research Chairs, Dr. Korina Jocson, and Dr. Dee M. Williams were given an opportunity to share their experiences as Fulbright Canada Research Chairs at the University of Ottawa at a wonderful event hosted by the University of Ottawa on April 4, 2017.
Jacques Frémont, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa, and Fulbright Canada CEO, Dr. Michael Hawes, attended and spoke about the ability of the partnership between Fulbright Canada and the University of Ottawa to enrich the researchers, the university community, and more broadly, help to foster cross-cultural idea exchange and collaboration. Dr. Monica Gattinger, Director of the Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP), and Viviana Fernandez, Assistant Director of the Human Rights Research and Education Center (HRREC) also spoke, representing the two Research Centers where the chairs were hosted.
In partnership with the University of Ottawa’s Institute for Science, Society and Policy and Mitacs’ university partners, the Canadian Science Policy Fellowship establishes relationships between government decision makers and academic researchers to help address policy challenges that Canada faces. The initiative aims to enhance science in policy and support evidence-based decision making within government.