Engagement

Canadian Science Policy Symposium

I was a presenter at the 2nd Canadian Science Policy Symposium.

I strongly believe that academics have a responsibility to engage with the public, beyond the confines of the university or college campus. Towards that end, I founded The Bubble Chamber, “Where history and philosophy of science meet society and public policy,” along with other members of the University of Toronto’s Science Policy Working Group. I have written many articles for The Bubble Chamber, including:

I also presented at the 2nd Canadian Science Policy Symposium, where I argued that Genome Canada’s focus on near-term practical results in its funding strategy could have negative long-term consequences for Canadian genomic science.