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Headlines for March 27, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 27 2018

Globe and Mail
Opinion: The ‘science budget’ reveals the need for new research strategies

The flow of new funds for the open competitions starts strong but then increases much more slowly than the Fundamental Science Review recommended, Mark Lautens writes.

Edmonton Journal
University of Alberta academic association slams across-the-board cuts

The association representing 4,300 U of A academic staff has slammed what it sees as unjustified budget cuts and urged cuts to senior administration over teaching or research.

Maclean’s
Carleton University Strike: Classes continue but disruptions abound

The labour action enters its fourth week, affecting mental health services, class work and more.

Maclean’s
The University of Lethbridge’s $10-million fintech transformation

Navjeet Dhillon gave $10-million to the University of Lethbridge with the goal of transforming its faculty of management into one of the leading fintech schools in the country.

Global News
Saint Mary’s University to build new athletic centre featuring NHL-sized arena

SMU says the arena is scheduled to open in time for the 2019 hockey season.

Global News
HSR partners with McMaster University to ‘re-envision’ Hamilton transit system

The two-year research project is a partnership between the HSR and McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering, as well as the McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics.

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