Faced with the emergency brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, political leaders in Canada have largely behaved like adults. All of a sudden, petty partisan bickering has faded to the background… [read full text].
Special issue on North-South research collaboration
The February edition of the Journal of Studies in International Education features a special issue co-edited by Creso, Emma Sabzalieva, and Magdalena Martinez.
Moving Beyond “North” and “South”: New Global Perspectives on International Research Collaborations includes contributions by an international team of authors based in different regions of the world, who bring a fresh new look at international research collaboration across the globe.
Fundamental research continues to be undermined
Emina Veletanlic explains how more funds for science in recent decades has meant more political pressure on research councils to showcase impact and demonstrate relevance. See full text.
The politics of science policy
This year comes to a close with a Liberal minority government in Ottawa, and the fault lines of the politics of science policy are firmly in place, Creso writes. See full text.
Congratulations to Dr. Holt!
On Nov 25, Christopher Holt successfully defended his doctoral thesis, “Exploring the Entrepreneurial Identity Development of University Students”. Through interviews with students at three universities, the thesis shows how students create entrepreneurial identities in response to many forces that “pull” and “push” them towards entrepreneurship.
Dr. Holt is Associate Director of the Masters in Business, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Waterloo Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business.