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.
Your technology may look clean, but it’s using up lots of power – and that means greenhouse gas emissions.
A community-wide initiative to keep kids in school, spearheaded by sociologist Michel Perron, is winning converts far from Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region.
Universities are looking at ways to make information technology on campus more energy efficient and eco-friendly.
Web portfolios, self-assessment tools and a formal transcript that details a student’s involvement in non-curricular activities are the new buzz in student services.
Innovative science teaching breaks out of lecture mode to give students a mental workout – and the motivation to stay in science programs.
A look at the world-class programs that are educating leaders for Canada’s voluntary sector.
What happens to a past-his-prime professor who gets his wish to go back in time?
Enthusiastic volunteers help researchers with the labour-intensive task of collecting data and specimens in the field.
Researchers are assaying the genes of a huge sample of Quebeckers in a bold step to advance medical science.
Advocates for a revived officer training program at Canadian universities say it would prepare the next generation of leaders and bridge the gap between civilian and military society.
Improved codes of conduct and better education about what constitutes sexual harassment are having a positive impact on campuses.
More scholars are choosing the online route for at least some of their conference commitments.
Tips for setting up your online conference.
University community as partners.
Canadians have woken up to the vast potential of the Arctic, but researchers wonder what it will take to push attitudes to our northern latitudes beyond platitudes.
Every year, there are new options for remote conferences, largely due to advances in software.
Scholars discover the thrill of bringing research to the courtroom, and the satisfaction in teaching judges how to use it.
In this excerpt from his new book, Anthony Stewart explains why professors from visible minorities can’t help but experience a different, and often less inclusive, world of academe.
Researchers are learning more about mechanisms within the brain that account for the placebo effect. They hope to harness its power in the service of modern medicine.