Rees Kassen, Professor of Biology, University of Ottawa and Chair, The Partnership Group for Science and Engineering (PAGSE)
Dr Rees Kassen is associate professor and University Research Chair in Experimental Evolution at the University of Ottawa. He is also Chair of the Partnership Group for Science and Engineering (PAGSE), an association of over 25 professional and scientific organizations representing 50,000 members from academia, industry and government.
Kassen completed his PhD at McGill University and then went on to an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship and Elizabeth Wordsworth Research Fellowship at St Hugh’s College, Oxford. Dr Kassen is known internationally for his integrative approach to the study of biodiversity and pioneering work using microbes to study evolutionary and ecological processes in the laboratory.
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International Open Letter to Save Canadian Science
Publish Date: 17-FEB-2014 01:56 PM
PIPSC has been working alongside other unions, advocacy groups and media to promote the importance of government science through research projects and public awareness.
Many of B.C.’s scallops are grown from larvae at a hatchery in Qualicum Beach. It is a controlled environment, carefully monitored to give the shellfish the best possible chance. But moving to the ocean is the next step, where things are becoming increasingly difficult as the waters seem to have reached a tipping point.
Des coupes pourraient être décrétées en santé si le gouvernement n'arrive pas à convaincre les médecins d'étaler leurs futures hausses de salaire, indique le ministre Réjean Hébert.
Le titulaire du portefeuille de la Santé et des Services sociaux a évoqué cette hypothèse, mercredi, en se présentant au Conseil des ministres.