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Friday, November 26 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
173: Federal State, National Priorities and Provincial Funding: Research funding challenges across Canada

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Organized by: Research Nova Scotia


This panel proposes a lively discussion on the roles of provincial and federal research agencies in setting priorities, coordinating funding and serving the needs of regional research ecosystems. Representatives from provincial research organizations and federal funding agencies will debate:
  • How national priorities align – and misalign – with provincial priorities
  • The incentive structure within the federal model of research funding
  • The asymmetrical effect on provinces of vastly different fiscal capacity within a single federal research support system
  • System adjustments that can improve the federal-provincial partnership and better support research that benefits all Canadians.

Moderators
avatar for Stefan Leslie

Stefan Leslie

Chief Executive Officer, Research Nova Scotia
Stefan is the Chief Executive Officer of Research Nova Scotia, an independent not-for-profit organization established to support, organize and coordinate the funding for research in Nova Scotia. RNS embraces a mission-oriented approach to solve the province's biggest challenges through... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Peter WB Phillips

Peter WB Phillips

Distinguished Professor, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan
Dr. Phillips is Distinguished Professor of Policy and Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Science and Innovation Policy in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. He earned his Ph.D. at the LSE and worked for 13 years as... Read More →
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Dr. David Castle

Professor, University of Victoria
Researcher, Office of the Chief Science Advisor Researcher in Residence, Office of the Chief Science Advisor | Bureau de la Conseillère scientifique en chefDr. David Castle is a Professor in the School of Public Administration and the Gustavson School of Business at the University... Read More →
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Carole Jabet

Scientific director, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé
Carole Jabet is Scientific Director of the Fonds de Recherche Québec Santé, where she works to support excellence in health research, recognized worldwide and which contributes to the well-being of the population.During her career, she participated in the establishment of research... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Claire Samson

Dr. Claire Samson

Manager, CFI’s research infrastructure funding programs, Programs and Planning, Canada Foundation for Innovation
Dr. Claire Samson is responsible for managing all aspects of the CFI’s research infrastructure funding programs and providing leadership and advice for developing policies relevant to these programs. Dr. Samson joined the CFI in March 2020, having brought more than 25 years of experience... Read More →


Friday November 26, 2021 10:30am - 12:00pm EST
Virtual