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16th December 2013 Washington DC, USA

by Alex Brooks

Secretary for Asia-Pacific, Foreign & Security Policy Group

The Philippines Still Needs Our Help

Washington truly epitomises the holiday spirit. It’s my first holiday season here, and I’m seeing firsthand the spirit of giving across the city. Bell-ringers collecting for the homeless. Toy drives in offices all across town, including our own. Washingtonians’ generosity is making an impact from local neighbourhoods to the far side of the globe. This […]

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31st July 2013 Ottawa, Canada

UK releases International Education Strategy

On Monday, July 29th the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) released its International Education Strategy. This strategy outlines how the UK will work with businesses, schools and universities to develop the economic opportunities of the growing education sector. Strategy highlights include: Welcoming international students: the strategy explains that there is no cap on the […]

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12th July 2012 Ottawa, Canada

Getting outside is GREAT

In celebration of summer and getting outside, another guest blog posting by our British High Commission Ottawa, Climate and Prosperity Advisor, Adrienne Yuen:  Last week, I came across this eye-popping infographic on nature and us.  Apparently, nature is good for you.  It can make you healthier, smarter, fitter, and nicer.  Just two minutes outside can […]

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26th October 2011 Toronto, Canada

SINfographic: A field guide to UK scientists and engineers

We have another another SIN infographic (SINfographic?) this week, this time about scientists and engineers in the UK. The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and the Office for National Statistics prepare annual summaries of key science, engineering and technology (SET) indicators, such as R&D expenditure and international comparisons, which can be downloaded from the […]

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9th August 2011 Toronto, Canada

Know before you go: 30 destinations where Brits get arrested

This is John Preece bringing you another SIN infographic, this time courtesy of new data from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The FCO is the government department responsible for British interests outside of Britain, and it has three priorities: Keep Britain safe, make Britain prosperous and support British nationals overseas (the Science and Innovation […]

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5th April 2011 Toronto, Canada

Research Excellence in Canada

When researchers and policymakers in the UK contact the Science and Innovation Network, they often want a concise summary of all the world-class research going on here. We use several sources to compile this information, one of which is the Canada Research Chairs programme. This government initiative invests $300 million per year in 2000 professorships […]

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