The Canadian Science Policy Centre is inviting panel proposals for the 2017 Canadian Science Policy Conference which will be held in Ottawa, next November. To mark Canada’s 150th anniversary, this year's conference will explore the achievements of science technology and innovation in the past 150 years, and discuss how we should align our policies to achieve greater prosperity in the next 50 years. The deadline to sumit a proposal is April 7. A detailed description of panel formats can be found here.
The Applied Public Health Chair in Urban Interventions and Population Health is looking for a Coordinator to supervise its INTERACT research project which aims to evaluate several major urban interventions in four Canadian cities in terms of the impact on population health and health inequalities impact. The project will recruit four new cohorts, measure people with wearable sensor devices, and build a comprehensive Geographic Information System for continuous tracking of changes to the urban form. The coordinator will be responsible for the national coordination of the project and will work in close collaboration with the management team. Apply before February 13. More details here.
On April 27, the Toronto RDC will host its first Data Day event, with Dr. Valerie Tarasuk as the keynote speaker. Researchers are invited to submit a proposal by February 8. 2017. For all details, click here.