Canada moves to ban funding for ‘risky’ foreign collaborations

Dr. Chad Gaffield, CEO, U15 Canada quoted in “Science Insider”, February 17, 2023 edition.

Canada’s three major national research agencies will no longer fund proposals from scientists doing “sensitive research” that involves foreign collaborators deemed to pose a security risk to the country. Although the new policy, announced on 14 February, doesn’t mention China, it parallels actions taken in recent years by the United States, Australia, and other countries to prevent their research investments from benefiting China’s ruling party or military….

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