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BY BRITTANY A. E. JAKUBIEC | DEC 11 2017

Regardless of how hard we try, graduate student parents often feel at odds while trying to mend the gap between academia and parenthood.

BY DAVID SMITH | NOV 03 2017

When asked by students for advice on email etiquette, I tell them to stick to the three golden C’s: be clear, concise, and courteous.

BY REBECCA PERO | OCT 24 2017

A few tips that can help PhD mothers complete some of the major dissertation milestones.

BY DIANA PETRARCA | OCT 20 2017

After receiving advice to buckle down until I got tenure, I wish I had stopped to raise my head every once in a while.

BY JENNIFER POLK | OCT 13 2017

“We’re looking for people who have had distinctions and who hopefully bring relevant policy experience,” says Patrick Borbey.

BY RÉMI QUIRION | OCT 11 2017

Interested in becoming a scientific adviser? Here are some points to keep in mind from Quebec’s chief scientist.

BY ADAM CHAPNICK | SEP 29 2017

When students don’t participate, neither they nor their peers can learn as much.

BY BARRY RIES | SEP 19 2017

Before you even print off the application forms to request funding for your research project, take some time to review these tips.

BY MICHAEL FREEMAN | SEP 01 2017

“It’s difficult to know what you’re truly passionate about until you try it.”

BY ANQI SHEN | AUG 22 2017

How to improve your shot at a research training award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

BY ERIN CLOW, EMMA SOBEL, JOELLE B. THORPE & JENNIFER VALBERG | AUG 08 2017

Why ongoing support is important while navigating an academic career.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 25 2017

While at Congress 2017, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council hosted a Career Corner presentation called “SSHRC Talent: Scholarships, Fellowships and Beyond.” The two presenters, Melissa Dubreuil, the an acting manager of the Research Training Portfolio, and Stephanie Robertson, a SSHRC program officer, highlighted 10 tips to ensure a successful SSHRC application, as well […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUN 28 2017

A York University professor has coined the term “redirection” to reflect the new, emerging stage of one’s career that occurs after traditional retirement.

BY CHRIS HOUSER | JUN 07 2017

Don’t forget the faculty.

BY ADAM CHAPNICK & KIM RICHARD NOSSAL | MAY 23 2017

More journals should invite mid-level and junior scholars to join.

BY HANA EL KAISSI & LUCKY KALSI | MAY 16 2017

How to create a targeted resumé for industry positions.

BY BRAD ÆON | APR 25 2017

It may well be the single most important predictor of well-being in academia.

BY DAVID SMITH | APR 05 2017

Engaging with students – both inside and outside the classroom – who are continually linked in to social media and online devices presents a range of opportunities, challenges and pitfalls.

BY MAREN WOOD | MAR 22 2017

A study of tenure and tenure-track faculty in history and English departments.

BY CAREY TOANE | MAR 06 2017

Helping start-ups from the library.