The public and private sides of social networking.
In this inaugural episode, Rochelle delves in to the world of Twitter. Yes, it can actually be useful to academics.
The slippery slope of budgeting your research grants.
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.
Students and teachers often misunderstand each other’s intentions.
A Canadian academic decamps for the Persian Gulf, and a very different postsecondary system.
An interview with Jack Duffy, a professor at Dalhousie University, on the benefits of becoming a university administrator.
Volunteer work can contribute to your graduate research and strengthen your CV.
Tips for building your academic profile.
By simply switching on his home computer and picking up the phone, Tom Erickson is already at the office. Could you work this way?
Improve your writing skills and beef up your CV by submitting to a more mainstream media outlet.
A new website opens the door to some of the lesser-known scholarships offered by the Canadian government.
Secrecy, exclusion and collusion on academic committees.
Whose job is it?
Resources to get you started
An interview with Brian Campbell, dean of graduate studies at chair of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
An interview with Marianne Stanford, chair of the Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars
Two-day program is geared for postsecondary administrators at Canadian universities and colleges
Once considered little more than an interesting project for particularly motivated instructors, teaching dossiers have over the last half-decade graduated to the academic mainstream
An interview with Sunny Marche, associate dean of graduate studies at Dalhousie University