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Science Policy Around the Web - August 4, 2017

By: Emily Petrus, PhD

CTE Research

National Football League Backs out of Funding Brain Research

A new study released this week added more fuel to the fire surrounding the health problems associated with playing contact sports, most notably American football. 917 more words

Linkposts

Defending Science and Scientific Integrity in the Age of Trump: a Session at the 2017 AAAS Meeting

(Note the title and content of this blog post are a reflection on a session at this years AAAS meeting and not an official position of the Academics for the Future of Science.) 781 more words

Politics & Government

Kirsty Duncan's past Parliamentary statements on PEARL

During the Harper government, Kirsty Duncan spoke in support of funding PEARL multiple times in Parliament. After all, as she pointed out,

“As a scientist and former professor, I know urgent action is needed to safeguard research, keep talent in Canada and build for a better economy and environment.” 176 more words

Canadian Science

The Scientist Purchasing Cycle - Time Lost from Science

In your lab, who is responsible for negotiating prices, placing orders, following up on them, and tracking receipts for proper accounting?

If you answer “the scientists”, your lab is in a lot of trouble. 65 more words

Lab Manager