disciplinary mosaic: the case of canadian sociology
... domination and conflict as well as its change over time. Here, I will turn
the matrix into a mosaic in order to understand the way external forces
shape processes internal to the field of sociology and how sociology
might, in turn, shape society. I will introduce the notion of disciplinary
zones tha ...
to Final Report on the Core Elements of a Framework for
... After 1980, the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) was formed into seven divisions, each
representing a developmental concern. Today, the THA comprises two main arms, the Legislative
Arm and the Executive Arm, and 10 divisions – nine with particular remits plus the Office of the
Chief Secretary, which o ...
an agenda for a reformed cohesion policy
... The review undertaken by the Report shows the severe limits of the quantitative evidence
available on policy performance. However, a tentative analysis of strengths and weaknesses leads
to two conclusions. First, the current architecture of cohesion policy represents the basis for
implementing the p ...
... The theoretical models of the business cycle and
economic growth are also examined for their
suitability and relevancy. For this the department
conducts various macroeconomic investigations either
as self-initiated or contract research.These include the
analysis of the links between long-term growth ...
strengthening entrepreneurship and economic development in east
... issues and challenges discussed in literature with references to the East German context. These
linkages allow readers to draw upon the theoretical debate around the role of public policy when
developing new policies and strategies to foster entrepreneurship and SME development. A synthesis
of ident ...
Innovation Catalysts and Accelerators
... of Ontario’s economy it is time to take stock of the impact and future potential of colleges’
applied research on innovation, productivity, and competitiveness, and develop strategies for
maximizing Ontario colleges’ applied research advantage.
Ontario Colleges as Innovation Catalysts and Accelerato ...
Hauser Report | Review of the Catapult network
... research findings and their subsequent development into commercial propositions. It
made a case for long-term UK investment in a network of technology and innovation
centres, based on best practice in other countries, such as the Fraunhofer Institutes
in Germany and TNO in the Netherlands, to ‘deliv ...
Development and Optimization of a DNA extraction
... recently, the E. coli 0104:H4 outbreak in 2011,
highlighted the need for a more rigorous food safety
and quality control system, making evident the
importance of being able to rapidly identify and
isolate unsafe food products to prevent them from
continuing to reach the consumers market. As a
BioBank cDNA Manual
... The BioBank a high quality source of cDNA validated for use in real-time PCR
experiments. The cDNA is reverse transcribed from high quality DNAse treated RNA from
a variety of sources using an optimised blend of Oligo-dT and random nonamer primers.
BioBank cDNA is therefore essentially free of genom ...
... adequately reflect the concerns of older persons
Conduct of impact analysis for new policy, programmes
and laws regarding ageing and older persons
(6) National coordination and international cooperation
Coordination of conception, sequencing of actions,
implementation as well as evaluation of po ...
NIH Financial Conflict of Interest policy
... Administrators are responsible for collecting all Investigators’ initial, on-going and annual SFI declarations
and for forwarding details of declared SFIs to their Head of Division/Department to determine whether
they constitute an FCOI due to (i) the impact on the NIH-funded project or (ii) the out ...
BioBank CDNA - Primerdesign Ltd
... BioBank cDNA is therefore essentially free of genomic DNA and PCR inhibitors and
covers the widest possible range of RNA and mRNA transcripts in the specified tissue or
cell line. BioBank cDNA is useful for expression profiling of newly identified genes, and
also as a positive control for the real-t ...
Public Policy Engagement and Political Participation
... are prohibited from using any corporate resources for federal election purposes. In state and
local jurisdictions that permit corporate contributions, colleagues must seek legal review and
approval prior to committing corporate funds or resources to a state or local candidate, political
party or pol ...
... The following words are verbs that can stand alone or that can be used to help
Circle the subject and underline all the verbs in the following sentences.
2. James has been on the track team
1. Ja ...
Four Ways We Can Improve Policy Diffusion Research
... new taxes, state policy makers can reduce the perception that they are unfair by pointing to the existence of similar taxes in nearby states. At the international level,
Greenhill (2010) argued that international governmental organizations (IGOs) enhance
the spread of human rights by fostering the d ...
Political Garbage and the Tale of Two Cities:
... the ideal of modern liberals and Democrats. The dominance of one party over the other could be
representative of a majority opinion on the role of that government in the community, or at least
serve as a substitute when other means of measuring are not available.
The city council in a moralistic soc ...
preparedness scoreboard - Climate
... vulnerable sectors are undertaken to support adaptation decision
making. The selection of vulnerable sectors may be based on a
lighter pre-screening vulnerability assessment
Climate risks/vulnerability assessments take transboundary risks
into account , when relevant
Key stakeholders (e.g. from scie ...
Prince - SFU.ca
... Canadian governments over the past generation. I also look at the present situation in the
federal government and consider the future of policy advice. These reflections come from
my own academic research on policy advice and consulting work with governments, the
writings of other colleagues on poli ...
BIOINFORMATICS POLICY of CHINA (2000 to 2014) – A REPORT
... only serves as the central repository for biological data generated throughout Shanghai and neighboring areas, but also provides bioinformatics resources and web services for
public and private sectors. After three years, Shanghai Society of Bioinformatics was founded based in SCBIT, which is still ...
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy
The United States National Academy of Sciences' Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP) is a board of the United States National Academy of Sciences.The mandate of the Board is to integrate understanding of scientific, technological, and economic elements in the formulation of national policies affecting the economic well-being of the United States. The program’s focus is on the dynamics of the macroeconomic and microeconomic variables, their relationship to the industrial structure of the economy, effect on high-technology manufacturing and service sectors, and influence on U.S. scientific and technological advancement through examination of trade, human resources, fiscal, research and development, intellectual property and other policies. Policymakers responsible for these areas in the executive branch and Congress are the audience for the STEP Board’s work in the form of consensus reports, conferences, and workshops. The current Executive Director is Stephen A. Merrill, Ph.D. and the Board Chair is Paul Joskow, president of the Sloan Foundation.