In the 1950s, the Prairies were a hub for psychedelic science. Some 60 years later, Canadian researchers are showing a renewed interest in the therapeutic use of psychedelics.
The filmmaker and founder of York University’s Stereoscopic 3D Lab picked up the Governor General’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Visual and Media Arts earlier this year.
For her thesis project, education grad Meghan Parker made an autobiographical graphic novel that argues for drawing to be recognized as a mode of scholarship.
Though often viewed with skepticism, when done well, these plans can help to set an institution’s path.
And what happens when controversy arises.
Researchers now have access to a flood of educational data on students that they hope will offer insights on how to improve the learning experience. Will it work?
The country’s various research and policy institutes “are highly adept at getting their messages heard in today’s crowded ideas marketplace,” says one expert.
Psychology professor Rajiv Jhangiani made the leap from international student to international stage as a tireless champion of open education practices.
From personal revelations to behind-the-scenes conversations, here’s what happens when university administrators get their own podcasts.
“There is very little that can’t be translated into dance,” says U of Alberta physicist Pramodh Senarath Yapa, who took home “best overall” in Science’s Dance Your PhD contest.
Whether in her Indigenous Science, Technology, and Society lab or on Twitter, Dr. TallBear pushes boundaries to make space for the next generation.
Research suggests that student evaluations of teaching are often badly designed and used inappropriately. But change is underway.
Researchers from numerous disciplines have begun to investigate the heavy toll that loneliness takes on society.
Moving beyond the traditional resumé-writing workshops, many centres are now helping students conceive of their career paths from the start of their studies.
Undeterred by her firing as Ontario’s chief scientist, U of T’s Dr. Shoichet continues to champion science outreach and collaboration.
While its founding order of Ursuline Sisters slowly dies out, Canada’s only all-female university embraces a second century of empowering women.
More students are opting to live in theme-based residences.
Welcome to 2019. As we turn a new page, here are the stories and issues that shaped the past year in Canadian higher education. This year is a special one for University Affairs as we mark our 60th anniversary. You will notice a design refresh if you get our print magazine (and if you don’t, you can subscribe for […]
Educators are using gaming elements, combined with the interactive and immersive aspects of virtual reality, to enhance learning.
Over the past year, the University Affairs team has read and reported, edited and produced, hundreds of stories. Here are six that stayed with us. I was sexually assaulted. I turned to my university for help. Here’s what happened Coming up with the visuals for this first-person essay about a student who sought help from […]