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January 10 2011

Pierre Normand, director of communications at the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, explains ways in which academics can communicate with the media without feeling tongue-tied.

December 06 2010

Knowledge mobilization is a way of translating academic research into information and knowledge that the greater society can benefit from.

By UA/AU | December 06 2010

Rochelle explains the difference between Google searching and academic browsing – and why the two should not be confused.

By ADAM CHAPNICK | December 06 2010

Saying no doesn’t have to be a painful task.

By NANDA DIMITROV | November 08 2010

Your feedback may have different meanings.

By UA/AU | November 08 2010

Rochelle explores the current state of university courseware and suggests how an ideal system should work.

November 08 2010

Karen Klomparens and John Beck of Michigan State University suggest ways to defuse conflict when it arises in the academic world.

By ROCHELLE MAZAR | October 12 2010

In the future, will we continue to store our files on a computer, or will we be storing everything on a cloud?

By JO VANEVERY | October 12 2010

An explanation of whether this is the right fit for you.

By TARA SIEBARTH | September 27 2010

The University of Calgary has a unique program that pairs grad students with mentors working in industry.

By IAN MACLACHLAN | September 13 2010

How to submit an article to a peer-reviewed journal.

By CARLA GUNN | September 13 2010

The public and private sides of social networking.

By UA/AU | September 13 2010

In this inaugural episode, Rochelle delves in to the world of Twitter. Yes, it can actually be useful to academics.

September 13 2010

Marianne Stanford, chair of the Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars (CAPS), speaks about the challenges that today’s postdoctoral scholars face and their prospects outside of the academic “parking lot.”

September 13 2010

Olivia Rovinescu, director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Concordia University teaches new faculty how to design a great lesson plan.

By UA/AU | August 16 2010

An interview with Doug Peers, associate vice-president graduate and dean of graduate studies at York University, on why academics should consider the life of an administrator.

By MICHAEL MCINTYRE | August 16 2010

The slippery slope of budgeting your research grants.

By ADAM CHAPNICK | July 12 2010

Students and teachers often misunderstand each other’s intentions.

By CAROLYN WATTERS | June 08 2010

A Canadian academic decamps for the Persian Gulf, and a very different postsecondary system.

May 03 2010

Carol Miles, director of Learning, Technologies and Teaching Support at Carleton University explains the challenges of starting a career as a new faculty member.