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IDRC's Annual Public Meeting 2017
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Two new initiatives to support STEM careers for women
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SGCI Forum: Effective public-private partnerships in research and innovation in Africa
Senior staff of science granting councils (SGCs) and other science, technology, and innovation...

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Through IDRC, Canada supports research that finds solutions, said IDRC Acting Chairperson, the Honourable Monte Solberg, “solutions that advance global prosperity and security and make life better for everyone.”

“We are about fostering self-reliance — in people, institutions, and...

IDRC support helps some of the developing world’s brightest scientists find new ways to improve the lives of their fellow citizens, said IDRC Chairperson the Hon. Barbara McDougall.

“We also connect Canadian researchers to their colleagues in developing countries,...

IDRC hosted its 2011 Annual Public Meeting on November 8 in Ottawa. 

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“Our approach is one of collaboration,” said IDRC Chairman, the Honourable Barbara McDougall. “We learn as much from our research partners as they learn from us.”

She spoke at IDRC’s second Annual Public Meeting, held October 26, 2010 in Ottawa, and attended by about 75 people. The...