The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, launched an independent review of federal funding for fundamental science in June 2016. The review assessed the program machinery that is currently in place to support science and scientists in Canada. The scope of the review includes the three granting councils along with certain federally funded organizations such as the Canada Foundation for Innovation.
ACCRU welcomes the opportunity to participate in defining the future of our country’s research agenda.
Read more: ACCRU submission to RFSP
Following consultations with the research community and Canadian’s across the country, the Panel published the Report in April 2017. Click here to read the report (English or Francais)
Click here to read ACCRU’s response to the report (April 12, 2017)
Click here to read a brief press release in English or Francais.
Alliance of Canadian Comprehensive Research Universities