Daily Archives: October 29, 2011

A bottle of wine for the mathematicians!

The waitress suddenly interrupted our lively conversation. My discussions with Helmut -a fellow mathematician and a friend for more than 25 years, who looks like a cross between St John the Baptist and Attila the Hunt– are always loud, boisterous, … Continue reading

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The Tri-Council and CFI show Flaherty three “key directions to prosperity”

The joint pre-budget submission by NSERC, CIHR, SSHRC and CFI to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance is now public. Entitled, “BUILDING PROSPERITY, 
Research is building a brighter future for Canadians”, the document is supposed to be the 2012 manifesto of … Continue reading

Posted in R&D Policy | 3 Comments