Media stories

Read a few recent media stories about the Naylor report:

Why Canadian scientists aren’t happy

The Liberal government’s latest science policy is a backwards factory for producing white elephants

Paul Wells in MacLean’s

June 29, 2017


Decade of sparse funds chased scientists out of ‘fundamental’ research, researchers argue

Tom Spears, Ottawa Citizen – June 28, 2017


Science Minister Kirsty Duncan ready to begin science funding overhaul


SCIENCE REPORTER — The Globe and Mail

Published Wednesday, Jun. 28


Canadian scientists labouring under massive funding gap, report finds

A report released Wednesday found 40 per cent of Canadian scientists changed the direction of their research program in the past 10 years — usually away from basic science.

By KATE ALLEN, Toronto Star Science and Technology reporter

Wed., June 28, 2017

 To improve access to science funding, Support the report

Liisa Galea,

Oldies but Goodies, still relevant:

A lesson for policy-makers from the life of Tony Pawson

‘View basic science as a long-term investment that will yield completely unexpected dividends’
Paul Wells
August 10, 2013

Youtube video: Funding basic science to revolutionize medicine

Funding Basic Science to Revolutionize Medicine, 2013 FASEB Stand Up for Science

Should you fund research to discover:

a-            How bacteria protect themselves

b-            Developing an affordable treatment for diabetes

The Canadian Science Policy Centre has put together A Comprehensive Collection of Publications Regarding Canada’s Fundamental Science Review Panel Report