Media Coverage

Here are some pieces by, or featuring, members of the Toronto Science Policy Network.

October 2021

Sivani Baskaran and Dhanyasri Maddiboina co-published an editorial on the need for sustainable federal support for equity, diversity, and inclusion in research.

September 2021

  • Jina Kum and Maegan Ong co-published an editorial on Budget 2021 and the outlook for Canadian science.
  • Sivani Baskaran spoke at the International Network for Government Science Advice 2021 panel on next generation researcher groups. Watch it here.

March 2021

Members of TSPN published a paper in The Wildlife Professional.

February 2021

TSPN took part in a panel at the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies’ 58th Annual Conference looking at the impact of COVID-19 on graduate students.

November 2020

  • TSPN organized a panel at the 2020 Canadian Science Policy Conference focusing on the impacts of COVID-19 on the next generation of scientists.
  • Farah Qaiser co-published an editorial on challenges & opportunities for the next generation in developing a science policy career during a pandemic.

August 2020

TSPN’s COVID-19 Graduate Student Report was featured in various platforms. Read more here.

May 2020

Multiple TSPN members penned an op-ed in University Affairs to highlight the critical role of research trainees in Canada, and the need for greater support amid COVID-19. Read it here.

#VoteScience Campaign Coverage (August to November 2019)

June 2019
Interested in forming a science policy group at your school? Here’s a how to guide from Farah Qaiser and Molly Sung. Read it here.

April 2019
Farah Qaiser and Molly Sung partnered with SPE’s Tina Gruosso and Marie Franquin on an op-ed about the 2019 federal budget. Read it here.

December 2018
Molly Sung and Ellen Gute were interviewed at the Canadian Science Policy Conference 2018. Click here to watch their interview.