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BY SHAWN XIONG | November 01 2019

Once a hotly debated position in academe, the teaching-only stream is become more commonplace on campus.

BY ERIN CLOW & CANDACE PARSONS | October 25 2019

A case study from the human rights and equity office at Queen’s University.

BY KHAROLL-ANN SOUFFRANT | October 09 2019

In response to the article “Why I decided not to pursue a PhD after completing my master’s”, Kharoll-Ann Souffrant explains what motivates her to continue her studies.

BY LISA DYCE & CATHERINE MAYBREY | September 13 2019

Supervisors and graduate program chairs need to encourage the use of these important campus resources.

BY STEPHANIE WHITNEY | September 09 2019

I am determined to amplify my voice so I can have impact in the work I do.

BY MOHAMED ELGENDI | September 03 2019

Help increase your readership and citation rates on your research articles.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | August 16 2019

People use wayfinding techniques to navigate unfamiliar situations, and university students should be no different.

BY RYAN RACINE | July 29 2019

Some words of advice for those struggling with the decision to depart academia.

BY RENEE POLZIEHN | June 20 2019

Postdoctoral fellows are a unique group and they need career advice tailored specifically to them.

BY MIRA SUCHAROV | May 31 2019

Once you’ve decided you want to jump into the public commen­tary sphere, how can you land on a specific idea?

BY STUART CHAMBERS | April 26 2019

These six strategies can easily be implemented as part of a proactive approach to essay writing.

BY ELISSA GURMAN | April 12 2019

Until more non-academic employers understand the meaning and value of a PhD, many more PhD holders will likely have to start at the bottom.

BY ANDREA EIDINGER | April 10 2019

When all applicants are equally talented, the final decision often comes down to factors that are completely beyond our control.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | March 12 2019

The importance of putting students in the (career) driver’s seat.

BY ALISON FLYNN, GAVAN WATSON & JAY WILSON | March 06 2019

A good TPS is a living document and a key part of our self-assessment as educators.

BY OLDRICH BUBAK | February 26 2019

How McMaster University’s faculty of engineering is motivating new professors to improve their teaching effectiveness.

BY AMANDA DOBBIE & SAMAH SABRA | February 13 2019

When we stop to consider the demands that leadership can involve, we are enabling each other to move forward, together.

BY JOSÉ F. DOMENE | January 08 2019

Partners who accompany international students tend to be well-educated, yet many experience difficulties pursuing their own career goals once in Canada.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | January 04 2019

A new book aims to understand why a small subset of professionals actively resists retirement.

BY DAVID SMITH | December 17 2018

As time goes by, I’m having more and more misgivings about using social media.