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At FoR Vancouver, we #SupportTheReport

by Kieran Hudson and Stefanie Vogt Note: this blogpost was originally published by the UBC Postdoctoral Association here The Fundamental Science Review, often referred to as the Naylor Report, was commissioned by the Federal Government to review Canada’s research, including basic and applied research in all disciplines carried out outside of government institutions. It summarises the … Continue reading At FoR Vancouver, we #SupportTheReport

Press release: FoR Vancouver Symposium 2017

. On February 20th 2017, Future of Research Vancouver is hosting a symposium for early-career researchers from British Columbia. Current job structures in science, and opportunities for funding, training, and support, make careers in research unpredictable and insecure for many of the young scientists in Canada. However, a more sustainable career environment could secure world-leading … Continue reading Press release: FoR Vancouver Symposium 2017

CAPS releases results of 2016 Canadian National Postdoc Survey

The Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars (CAPS) has released the results of the 2016 Canadian National Postdoc Survey.  Some key findings of the survey: The proportion of international postdocs in Canada has decreased since 2013, and over half of international postdocs report difficulties with obtaining visas or work permits.  This suggests that Canada is becoming … Continue reading CAPS releases results of 2016 Canadian National Postdoc Survey