“Implementing the recommendations made by the Advisory Panel for Canada’s Fundamental Science Review is important for all Canadians.” If you agree with that statement, then I hope you’re willing to do your part to ensure that the Government of Canada follows through on the implementation of those recommendations. It’s not too late to #SupportTheReport!! Need … Read More
In collaboration with Sigma XI, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) in the US has released an institutional policy report based on a 2016 survey of 130 institutions that hire postdocs and hold NPA membership. The key recommendations in the report are that institutions that hire postdocs should: 1) Increase the staff and budget for … Read More
To celebrate the diversity of CAPS/ACSP we recently asked members on the Postdoc Forum to tell us how to say “Happy New Year” in as many languages as they could. The result (only 4 days later) is the following Happy New Year message in 30 languages!
CAPS/ACSP is proud to share this report, written by one of the At-Large Members of our Executive, Dr. Peter Clark. The report provides a wealth of information about postdoctoral policy at the federal, provincial, institutional and funding body levels and focuses on the effect of those policies in terms of labour conditions, statutory benefits, and … Read More