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Media Scan

Headlines for June 8, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JUN 08 2017

Globe and Mail
Canadian universities in battle to retain top spots in global rankings

Canadian universities have dropped on a world rankings table, according to a key global survey released Wednesday.

Financial Post
Canadians trust professors most and politicians least on energy issues and pipelines: survey

A study from Canada’s largest oil and gas industry group shows people trust professors, neighbours and environmental activists more than journalists and energy company leaders.

Globe and Mail
Starving research means less crucial innovation: scientists

Over the past 15 years, scholars, scientists and trainees pursuing independent research work in Canada have seen funding decline by about 35 per cent.

CTV
Rewriting history: Advice from a 93-year-old university graduate

Is a PhD in the cards for him now? “No, no that’s a bridge too far,” he said.

Globe and Mail
In search of the greenest roof

At the U of T rooftop lab, researchers are looking to fine-tune a growing technology.

CBC
‘Out of survival mode’: Bishop’s University to receive $4M financial boost

Bishop’s University says it is getting its fair share as Quebec divvies up funding to universities.

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