Adam Holbrook, Professor and Associate Director of the Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology, Simon Fraser University
Adam Holbrook is an adjunct professor and Associate Director of the Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology at Simon Fraser University. Prof. Holbrook was trained as a physicist and electrical engineer and is a registered professional engineer in the provinces of Ontario and BC.
Holbrook's research and teaching activities centre on the analysis of science, technology and innovation activities in both the public and private sectors.
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World Wildlife Fund study used computer models to predict how oil spills would behave in Beaufort Sea. New research suggests a major oil spill in Canada's western Arctic would likely spread quickly and foul oceans around Alaska and possibly as far west as Russia. The research, funded by the World Wildlife Fund, comes as the National Energy Board prepares to consider blowout prevention plans in two separate proposals for offshore energy drilling.
Le gouvernement conservateur de Stephen Harper a dépensé 145 000$ au cours de l'hiver dernier pour sonder les Canadiens sur l'un des dossiers de l'heure au pays, soit les enjeux énergétiques. Mais l'exercice est qualifié de «pure propagande» par l'opposition officielle à Ottawa.