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BY UA/AU | MAY 12 2021

We are publishing regular updates on the situation facing Canada’s universities with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | MAY 10 2021

Collective effort focused on holding companies in which universities invest, accountable and achieve sustainability goals.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | MAY 06 2021

Pivoting online has forced alumni relations teams to get creative – and resulted in greater turnout for events than they expected.

BY BRENT WITTMEIER | MAY 05 2021

Report offers guide for ongoing discussions as NSERC embarks on strategic 2030 planning.

BY DIANE PETERS | MAY 05 2021

Researchers won’t have to leave the country to perform experiments that allow them to see inside materials.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | APR 29 2021

Universities have opened their campuses to help Canada’s vaccination efforts.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | APR 28 2021

Alberta and Manitoba reduced postsecondary funding while the other provinces budgeted increases.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | APR 26 2021

The ‘nightmare scenario’ of Laurentian University could become reality for other universities if the feds don’t step in and stabilize the PSE sector, warns Royal Society of Canada working group chair.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | APR 22 2021

“I think it’s provoked a change in the way we actually teach. Hopefully, it’s going in a direction of being more engaging and interactive.”

BY MAXIME BILODEAU | APR 21 2021

By proposing an update to traditional criteria for evaluating applications, the declaration asks the research community to rethink its approach.

BY MICHEL PROULX | APR 20 2021

The federal government’s first budget in two years invests heavily in the biomanufacturing and life sciences sectors.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | APR 12 2021

The Alberta-based team has been using unmanned aerial vehicles to explore alternative health-care delivery options for hard-to-access locations.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | APR 07 2021

The government is preparing an action plan to improve university access and success – and it may bring additional funding to the sector.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | APR 05 2021

The Centre for Career and Vocation prompts students to ask how social responsibility and ‘calling’ factor into their work lives.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | APR 01 2021

After consultations and approval from its new board of governors, Western University’s ‘founding college’ will apply for autonomy to grant its own degrees.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | MAR 31 2021

Additional country-wide lab infrastructure and training capacity will allow researchers to be ‘ready to go.’

BY UA/AU | MAR 31 2021

March 31, 2021 Don’t gather over Easter As most universities prepare to close for Good Friday, public health authorities (as well as some premiers) across the country are pleading with people not to gather over the long week. “Historically, we see when we do congregate for our festive events, we do get more cases,” Earl […]

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | MAR 30 2021

How the Indigenous-led think tank is forging its own path through community, not competition.

BY DIANE PETERS | MAR 22 2021

‘If the programs don’t fit the outcomes, let’s see about changing the [programs],’ says Concordia academic who oversaw latest report tracking outcomes of PhD graduates.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | MAR 17 2021

Projects are prime opportunities for stimulating economic recovery, says Universities Canada president.