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CAREER ADVICE

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 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

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

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.”

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.

By UA/AU | May 03 2010

An interview with Jack Duffy, a professor at Dalhousie University, on the benefits of becoming a university administrator.

April 06 2010

It’s connecting university research with the outside world in order to benefit society.

By JASON CONNELL | April 06 2010

Volunteer work can contribute to your graduate research and strengthen your CV.

March 22 2010

Three SSHRC program officers break down some of the major scholarships and offer up some tips to help your application reach the top of the pile.

By ADAM CHAPNICK | March 22 2010

Tips for building your academic profile.

By ADAM CRYMBLE | March 08 2010

Improve your writing skills and beef up your CV by submitting to a more mainstream media outlet.

By UA/AU | March 08 2010

By simply switching on his home computer and picking up the phone, Tom Erickson is already at the office. Could you work this way?

March 08 2010

Jo VanEvery gives tips on prioritizing research tasks, planning a long-term program of research, developing a publication strategy, building a support network for research, and carving out time to do research in a busy, multi-focused position.