Universities ask federal government for additional funding in upcoming budget

Dr. Chad Gaffield, CEO, U15 Canada quoted in Globe and Mail article by Joe Friesen | April 11, 2024

Canadian universities are asking the federal government to commit as much as $6-billion in additional funding for research over the next five years in next week’s budget.

The schools want Ottawa to steadily increase the amount of money available for faculty-led research through the national granting councils. They’re also calling for an increase to the grants and stipends paid to young researchers, whose pay rates haven’t changed in 20 years in many cases….

Universities ask federal government for additional funding in upcoming budget – The Globe and Mail

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