A New Direction for Science Policy in Canada? Get Science Right town hall, November 27!

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 23:30 to Friday, November 28, 2014 - 01:00

Nov 27: A New Direction for Science Policy in Canada? Get Science Right!

On November 27, join us for an evening with journalist Mike De Souza to discuss the impact of the federal government's current approach to science policy, examine ways to protect science in the public interest, and hear the views of representatives from the three main political parties on what should be the role of the federal government with respect to research and post-secondary education.

Confirmed panelists include:

Béla Joós, Physics Professor, University of Ottawa

Diane Beauchemin, Chemistry Professor, Queen’s University

Christina Muehlberger, PhD Candidate, Sociology & Political Economy, Carleton University

Ted Hsu, Science & Technology Critic, Member of Parliament, Liberal Party of Canada

Kennedy Stewart, Science & Technology Critic, Member of Parliament, New Democratic Party of Canada

Date: Thursday, November 27

Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm (Reception to follow)

Location: Westin Hotel Ottawa, Ontario Room, 11 Colonel By Drive

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For more information, contact: Angela Regnier, Communications Officer, Canadian Association of University Teachers, 613-726-5186, [email protected]



Le 27 novembre : De nouvelles orientations pour la politique scientifique au Canada? La science à bon escient!

Le 27 novembre, prenez part à l’assemblée publique animée par le journaliste Mike De Souza dans le but de mettre en évidence les effets de l’approche du gouvernement fédéral en matière scientifique et de proposer des mesures pour appuyer la science dans l’intérêt public. Des représentants des trois principaux partis politiques exposeront leurs points de vue sur le rôle du gouvernement fédéral dans les secteurs de la recherche et de l’éducation postsecondaire.

Panélistes participants :

Béla Joós, professeur de physique, Université d’Ottawa

Diane Beauchemin, professeure de chimie, Université Queen’s

Christina Muehlberger, doctorante, Sociologie et économie politique, Université Carleton

Ted Hsu, porte-parole en matière de sciences et de technologie, député, Parti libéral du Canada

Kennedy Stewart, porte-parole en matière de sciences et de technologie, député, Nouveau Parti démocratique du Canada

Date : Le jeudi 27 novembre

Heure : 18 h 30 – 20 h (une réception suivra l’assemblée publique)

Lieu : Hôtel Westin d’Ottawa, salon Ontario, 11, promenade Colonel By

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Mots-clics : #scienceabonescient #polican

Information : communiquez avec Angela Regnier, agente des communications, Association canadienne des professeures et professeurs d’université, au 613-726-5186, ou à [email protected].






Westin Hotel Ottawa, Ontario Room
11 Colonel By Drive 6137265186
Ottawa , ON
45° 25' 30.4392" N, 75° 41' 34.8828" W
Ontario CA
Angela Regnier

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