ACCRU is involved in various activities to foster and promote the research activities of Canada’s small- and intermediate-sized universities. The Chair and other members of the Executive work together to ensure the interests of the membership are represented.
Fundamental Science Review Report
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.