While jobs in domains related to science, technology, engineering, and math are growing three times faster than other parts of the economy and paying 12 per cent higher, these jobs employ less than 25 per cent women. The Senate Open Caucus recently heard some ways we can help change that.
Like Canada, Israel and other partners are looking to reach beyond their borders. That means opportunities to collaborate are going to increase and flow both waysâ€”if we choose to seize them. And we should, writes Elizabeth Cannon.
Engaging students in policy-making harnesses the power of creativity and innovation generated through diversity of perspective, expertise, and experience.
The limited funding available through federal innovation programs to colleges and institutes is not keeping up with demand.
If funding regimes are restructured, a balance needs to be struck between them. Maximizing our potential starts with stronger coordination of research funding.