By: Kurtis Boyer, JSGS Faculty Lecturer
A world reeling with the dangers and effects of COVID-19 does not want to hear that this virus is nothing new. Similar viruses have threatened our health in the past. What do virus...
By: Joelena Leader, Professional Research Associate, Centre for the Study of Science and Innovation Policy; and Research Facilitator, Edwards School of Business
Over the past several months you have most likely experienced telehealth firsthand whether it was a phone call with your doctor to review test results or renew a prescription, or a...
By: Ken Coates, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy; and Lenin Guerra, Licensed Professor in Public Policies, Federal Institute IFRN (Brazil)
Post-secondary education has been challenged in many ways in the last years.
By: Canute Rosaasen, MPP student, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
Countries invest in research and development. They invest in innovation. They create graduate schools dedicated to studying the innovation process and the policy surrounding it. In...
By: Ken Coates, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy; Senior Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute
In 2020, to be known forever as the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is used to talking about the need for urgency, creative public policy, coordinated solutions, and major...
By: Glenna Dureau-Sargsyan, PhD student, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
Under the helm of the United Nations (UN), the 17 SDGs cover the years from 2015 to 2030, and the 2019 report informs that while some goals are on track, others are lagging behind.
By: Peter W.B. Phillips, JSGS Distinguished Professor and CSIP Researcher
As policy ‘wonks’, we exuded confidence and conviction. That got me thinking—would our group (or any group) really be able to converge on a set of policies exhibiting those factors...
By: Larissa Shasko, JSGS PhD student and former Leader of the Green Party of Saskatchewan
We are living through uncertain times. COVID-19 and climate change both represent collective problems where individual action must occur universally for the threat to disappear.
By: PETER W.B. PHILLIPS, CSIP RESEARCHER AND JSGS DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR
The plant breeding system, the agri-food supply chain, including on-farm production, and retail marketing are all being transformed by digital technologies and big data analysis.
By: Jeremy Rayner, CSIP Director and JSGS Professor
In recent posts, I have argued that, if we want to improve the prospects for evidence-based policy making, we should pay more attention to the institutions of scientific advice tha...