Science review panel must tackle barriers to funding, encourage diversity

Policy commentary in “The Hill Times”, the newspaper for Parliamentarians
There is more work to do to reverse a decade of erosion of scholarship and grant support for Canadian researchers and progress toward achieving diversity in academic institutions is unacceptably slow. The fundamental scienc review panel has an opportunity to provide strong advice around improving this situation.
Posted by Jeremy Kerr, current CSEE President

Monarch Butterflies: Symbol or symptom?

Policy advice in “The Hill Times”, the newspaper for Parliamentarians
The decline of monarch butterflies represents more than just a fading symbol of international cooperation, it is a symptom of broader challenges confronting biological diversity. Evidence-based decisions will be critical to recovering this and other species at risk.
Posted by CSEE president Jeremy Kerr

Minutes of 2012-2014 Council meetings now available

You can view the final minutes of past Council meetings here.  Minutes are now posted after approval at the subsequent meeting. Note that minutes are recorded in the language in which business was conducted (English), but upon request, a French translation can be provided.


The agenda for the December 2014 meeting in Ottawa is available here.  Minutes of the meeting will be posted after approval in May 2015.


Note that reports referred to in these minutes have not been appended.

Minutes of the May 2014 Council meeting, Montreal.

Minutes of the December 2013 Council meeting, Ottawa.

Minutes of the May 2013 Council meeting, Kelowna.