Researchers at universities across the country are struggling, says Dr. Woodgett of Toronto’s Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute.
How a Christian university opened its heart to the Canadian Muslim convicted of war crimes.
Exposing undergrads to more research opportunities is “becoming the new gold standard.”
Often overlooked or simply taken for granted, campus clubs give students hands-on experience, career connections and much more.
Presidential terminations and resignations are nothing new, even in the staid world of academia. Yet, rarely have they played out in so public a manner as the abrupt departure of president Arvind Gupta at the University of British Columbia in the summer of 2015 or the messy dismissal of Ilene Busch-Vishniac as president of the […]
Twenty-five years and just over 60 percent complete, the Dictionary of Old English is a labour of love for U of T scholars.
The vast and varied world of academic Twitter accounts provides much to the community: a quick laugh, a source of information and/or procrastination (sometimes both simultaneously) and often rich networking and learning opportunities. Of course, you should already be following University Affairs and our bloggers from The Black Hole, Speculative Diction, From PhD to Life […]
A Q&A with professor Brenna Clarke Gray.
Canada’s science minister says she understands the research community and wants to hear its concerns.
Campus art galleries today are much more than collections of art hanging on walls.
Just a tiny minority of Canadian students choose to study abroad, and that’s a problem. Here’s what some universities are doing to try to reverse the trend.
What some universities are doing to weave indigenous peoples, cultures and knowledge into the fabric of their campuses.
Universities must act decisively when disaster strikes.
The authors of a new book challenge what they call the “frantic pace” of contemporary university life.
Ingenuity’s the key when you’re one of Canada’s smaller university presses.
It’s an alternative career track that they say fits them well.
An excerpt from Solitudes of the Workplace: Women in Universities.
More Canadians are using medical marijuana for a wider array of health ailments, but the research hasn’t kept pace.
MFA programs in creative writing are nurturing Canada’s next generation of authors.
If you want to know what a given university is all about, you might check the calendar, and there you will likely find some version of what is called, without irony, a mission statement. It will probably be filled with whatever buzzwords were current at the time of its composition, words like synergy, partners, innovate […]