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After completing a major project and updating our mandate and research priorities, our next challenge was to redesign our website to help us engage with you – our users – about forward-looking research, and build foresight literacy and capacity across the public service.
In Canada, more than 50% of academics work on short term contracts. But what if technologies such as blockchain gave academics stuck in the gig zone a way to refashion the higher education market in their favour?
In 2016, Dubai announced that as part of its new 3D printing strategy, 25% of the city-state’s new buildings will be constructed using 3D printers by 2025. This strategy aims to reduce labour by 70% and cut costs by 90% in the construction industry, as well as in the production of goods in the consumer and medical sectors.