What are the respective roles and responsibilities between policymakers, regulators, the courts, municipalities and Indigenous governments when it comes to energy and climate decision-making? Clearly articulating and strengthening these relationships is one of the most pivotal but understudied factors shaping our collective energy and climate future. Dr. Monica Gattinger returns to the podcast to discuss this crucial question, which forms the basis for a new stream of research at Positive Energy.
Marc Saner, Core Member and Lead of the ISSP Science Advice Research Cluster, as well as Full Professor at the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, Faculty of Arts, uOttawa, is looking for a research assistant to study how departmental science advisors work.
The total sum of the contract is approximately $5,000 at SSHRC graduate rates. You must be a graduate student at uOttawa, PhD student preferred. The working language for this project is English and should be carried out between February and June 2021.
Please send by Monday, February 8 (noon) the following info to email@example.com: (1) the title or theme of your current thesis work and the name of your supervisor; (2) your brief CV; (3) a brief list of your other current paid duties; (4) the reason why you feel that you are a good match for this work.
Congratulations to Professor Josephine Etowa, Faculty Affiliate of the ISSP and Full Professor in the School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, uOttawa, for being awarded the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) Chair in Black Women’s HIV Prevention and Care.
What is Canadians' appetite for climate action in the context of COVID-19? A new round of survey work from Positive Energy and Nanos Research suggests that a majority of Canadians say this is a good rather than a bad time to be ambitious about climate change even if there are costs to the economy.