• The curious story of the Global Innovation Clusters renewal

    Suppose you are in charge of a government initiative with a large budget and lots of visibility. And that in launching the initiative you make a splash around the country. You host several town halls promoting it. Read full text. Continue reading

  • Creso weighs in on the impacts of geopolitics on research openness

    Check Karin Fisher’s article in the Chronicle of Higher Education on the impacts of current geopolitics on open research and international collaboration. If you’re not a Chronicle subscriber, you may be able to access it through your library [if you are affiliated with U of T, click here]. Continue reading

  • Science Diplomacy and War

    If the vaunted features of science that are used rhetorically to promote and justify its status as an aid to international affairs are truly valued, it would be precisely in the most trying circumstances that science diplomacy should remain a viable alternative. Read full text. Continue reading


Creso Sá is a Distinguished Professor of Science Policy, Higher Education, and Innovation at the University of Toronto. He is also Chair of the Department of Leadership, Higher & Adult Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE).

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