Sociologist Anthony Synnott comes not to bury men but to praise them – and to critique misandry and “victim feminists”.
Why, if the world’s ecosystems are under siege, do people seem to be prospering? When a group of Canadian researchers posed the question, they touched a nerve.
If you haven’t visited the student residences on campus for awhile, you might be in for a surprise.
Harvey Weingarten and the agency over which he presides, the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, are trying to stir things up in Canada’s postsecondary education sector.
Phreaks, renegades, subversives – all are fodder for sociology professor Gary Genosko as he makes his peripatetic way through our technoculture.
Take a Canadian company with a problem, add the expertise of a graduate student, and the result is a solved business problem and a grad with shop-floor experience. That is the simple math behind the fabulously successful MITACS.
A few people, perhaps a thousand a year, leave their body to medical science at Canadian universities. This is their story.
A new book recounts the legacy of the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation
It’s a truism: universities are steeped in tradition. But while some campus customs have survived the ages, others have fallen into disfavour as the university itself changes with the times.
Canadian governments give generously with tax incentives and subsidies for business R&D, but businesses aren’t doing that much R&D in Canada. What are we doing wrong?
The world’s neglected tropical diseases debilitate or kill more than one billion people worldwide. But there is hope as a small number of researchers in Canada and elsewhere join the battle to reduce the heavy burden of illness.
For real change, we need to radically rethink the teaching and learning process.
Those who observe a wrongdoing at a university often face two unpalatable options – blow the whistle and suffer the consequences or turn a blind eye and let it continue unchecked.
Call me cuckoo – I do – but I don’t understand why my university health plan won’t cover treatment for mental illness.
The short, fascinating history of how we measure science reﬂects the preoccupations of the time.
“All of them are endangered,” says one academic. “There are no exceptions.”
Universities are considered to be among the most liberal institutions in society, yet many non-Caucasian scholars say they still feel excluded or denied opportunities. How does this happen?
The two partners behind the research marketing ﬁrm Academica tell us what today’s students are looking for in a university education.
Deciding which system works best for your university can be complicated, but let’s not call the whole discussion off, urge two professors.
Three guys, three PhDs in science (one pending), write three blogs on science policy. Their blog posts – and personal lives – provide interesting insights into the state of science training in Canada today.