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"Science policy 101"

A one-day workshop for graduate students on understanding the science-policy landscape | February 15, 2024

"This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: How to get novel antimicrobials in Canada"

Andrew Morris | Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto and Medical Director, Sinai Health-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program | November 23, 2023 | co-hosted with the McGill Antimicrobial Resistance Centre

Symposium on Science and Public Policy

The fourth annual Symposium on Science and Public Policy was held on November 2018 and explored the relationship of among science, public policy and the Canadian peat industry.  The Symposium program is available here.

The 2017 edition of the Symposium was held in Montreal on November 28, 2017 and highlighted the activities of the Trottier Fellows (Jeff McKenzie, Tony Ricciardi & Nancy Ross and Peter Douglas, Graham MacDonald, Mylene Riva & Adrien Vetta) and initiatives in Science and Public Policy. The 2017 Symposium program is available here.

The 2016 Symposium examined the effect human activities have had on the nitrogen cycle, nitrogen footprints and their management.The Symposium program is available here PDF icon N Footprint Symposium

The inaugural Symposium on Science and Public Policy took place in September 2015. The event featured presentations from Trottier Fellows Elena Bennett (School of Environment and Natural Resource Sciences), Lea Berrang Ford (Geography) and Catherine Potvin (Biology), Jeff Mackenzie (Earth & Planetary Sciences), Tony Ricciardi (School of Environment and Redpath Museum) and Nancy Ross (Geography) who discussed the implications of their research on public policy. Their presentations can be viewed PDF icon TISPP inaugural Symposium

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