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Duncan: Jobs and Universities

duncan: She told The Canadian Press that she's calling on universities to find scientists in the early stages of their careers to nominate for most of the new positions, according to CTV. Last year, she told universities they need to up their game in nominating more women to existing jobs. Duncan is on a cross-country tour of universities this week to promote 210 million worth of funding promised in last winter's federal budget for the creation of 285 Canada Research Chair jobs. Duncan said that over the last decade young researchers have been hit hardest by budget cuts to science programs. Duncan wants up to 250 of the 285 new jobs to go to early career researchers. If I don't address this issue of underfunding for our early career researchers, where are we going to be in 10 to 15 years she said. ( As reported in the news.