"Vitesse's VBP-ITP is specifically focussed on bridging the gap for internationally trained professionals--particularly biologists--by addressing issues of English language skills, interpretation of foreign academic credentials, and deficits in understanding Canada's workplace culture."
"If you create the infrastructure to bring the science, scientists, and the business community closer together, then you generate the impetus to accelerate technology commercialisation in a cluster environment."
"Its one thing to get the experience in industry, make contacts, and know what's happening there, but people should never lose sight of the fact that its important to publish--that should remain the number one priority for anyone who wants to do a postdoc."
"Caucus members have worked steadily over the years to address the needs in their communities, so it is particularly satisfying to deliver a budget that is favourable for universities and colleges." --Peter Adams, MP for Peterborough
"Most importantly, a great sense of mutual respect and support has developed between people working in different areas, so that we find people cooperating and supporting each other's initiatives, who in many university settings would be rivals in a battle for resources."
"The length of the probation period isn't the only concern of junior faculty; many have made it clear to the UTFA that they aren't satisfied with the level of support they currently receive from the administration."