Research/funding opportunities

Website resource: Retraction Watch, a website monitoring retractions in scientific research: http://retractionwatch.wordpress.com/the-retraction-watch-faq/

Public consultation: PHAC (Public Health Agency of Canada) is conducting consultations regarding the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act and associated regulations. To obtain a copy of the Electronic Consultation Package, interested members can request it via email to: consultations@phac-aspc.gc.ca. This legislation may impact upon scientists using laboratory facilities to conduct their research: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/lab-bio/about-apropos-eng.php

Article:We cannot afford to keep our research results locked away in the ivory tower

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/political-science/2013/apr/09/open-access-scientific-publishing-peer-review-scientific-publishing

Contact

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Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

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