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Institute for Science, Society and Policy

The Institute for Science, Society and Policy is a cross-faculty Institute at the University of Ottawa exploring the links between science, society and policy.

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New ISSP EDI Report
7 Good Practices for EDI in Research, Teaching & KMb
New ISSP EDI Report

7 Good Practices for EDI in Research, Teaching & KMb

On September 28th, 2022, the ISSP launched a new project report, titled "From concept to action: Good practices for EDI in research, KMb, and teaching…
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The Ottawa Hospital

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Development Grant

ISSP Core Member, Patrick Fafard, with uOttawa Faculty of Medicine and a team of researchers awarded Partnership Grant from the Social Sciences & Huma…
Government of Canada
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Government of Canada

Marc Saner joins the Departmental Science Advisors Network

ISSP Core Member Marc Saner joins Natural Resources Canada as Departmental Science Advisor.

Blogs

Research
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Research

Four reasons we should think twice about a data-driven approach to agricultural sustainability

Precision agriculture is so-called because people believe that farmers’ management decisions will be optimized and made more precise if they are infor…
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Research

The ISSP in 2022-2023: A Sneak Peak of our Research, Teaching and Outreach Programming

Welcome to this first blog of the ISSP’s 2022-2023 academic year. In it, I give a preview of key research, teaching and outreach activities in the com…

Events

Implementing equity, diversity, and inclusiveness (EDI) in Canadian science policy: What have we learnt so far? What is the path forward?
Nov 3

Implementing EDI in Canadian science policy

On November 3rd, 2022, the ISSP will host a virtual panel as part of the 2022 Canadian Science Policy Conference  (CSPC) titled Implementing equity, d…

Food for Thought: Good Practices for EDI in Research, Teaching & KMb
Sep 29

Food for Thought: Good Practices for EDI in Research, Teaching & KMb

On September 29th 2022, the ISSP is hosting Food for Thought, a virtual panel discussion, on its new project report, titled From concept to action: Go…

Energy
Jun 15

A More Complete Roadmap: Overcoming Obstacles on Canada's Net Zero Journey

On Wednesday, June 15th 2022, from 8:30AM to 5PM, the ISSP and Positive Energy hosted a conference featuring a variety of speakers and industry repres…

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Social Sciences Building
15th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel.: 613-562-5800, ext. 3911
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