Opinion

Don’t skip the early-career scientists when doling out research dollars

Does it make more sense to bet big on 13 research institutes or to bet long on 1,000 quiet explorers? Maybe you should do a bit of both.

Scott Brison, president of the Treasury Board, was on hand at Dalhousie University when it was awarded a $94 million grant for a multidisciplinary ocean studies project with the University of Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland's Memorial University. The Hill Times Photograph by Cynthia Münster

By PAUL WELLS

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 7:40 PM

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