In Canada, Too

A proposed change in how research is funded in Canada has researchers there worried that innovative research would wither, reports The Globe and Mail's Anne McIlroy. "The Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the arm's-length federal agency that funds labs at universities across the country, has proposed changes it says are designed to ease the strain on the overburdened peer review system," McIlroy says.

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