Daily Archives: December 4, 2010

Fortier “not particularly worried” about ongoing review of Ottawa’s R&D spending

“Enough reports. We’ve seen enough,” NSERC’s President Suzanne Fortier said in a recent interview with the Globe&Mail. “At the end of the day, we all agree that Canada needs to up its game in innovation”. She also talks about how … Continue reading

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Number of appeals in Discovery Grants almost doubles

NSERC introduced in 2009 a new “binning” system to the review process in the Discovery Grant program. The program’s success rate has been on a downward spiral since — from 71 per cent in 2008 to 64 per cent in … Continue reading

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