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BY EMMA MCPHEE | February 25 2020

A donation of 30,000 UFO-related materials makes the university the place to be for paranormal research in Canada.

BY CHRISTINA FRANGOU | February 20 2020

“This is a loss for individual universities, individual families and friends. It’s a loss for the scholarly community. It’s a loss for this country.”

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | February 18 2020

Nearly everything we do now generates reams of data, and universities are helping Canadians to make productive use of it.

BY MARK CARDWELL | February 18 2020

Carleton University grad student Tamara Banbury went from studying to being a part of the voluntary cyborg culture.

BY EMMA MCPHEE | February 12 2020

The classics department has facilitated peer mentorship for undergrads since 2013.

BY EMMA MCPHEE | February 10 2020

The student-run campaign uses social media to break down the science behind addiction and share personal stories of people affected by it.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | February 04 2020

A Q&A with University of Toronto public health expert Ross Upshur.

BY EMMA MCPHEE | February 04 2020

A Q&A with sociologist Amy Hanser, who’s gone undercover on public transit to discover how long is too long to stare at a fellow bus rider.

BY LESLEY EVANS OGDEN | February 03 2020

Gaps in reporting mishaps and inadequate data sharing between institutions leave universities vulnerable, the authors say.

BY EMMA MCPHEE | January 29 2020

In this program, Indigenous PhD students receive a stipend, teaching experience, faculty mentor and time to complete their dissertation.

BY MOIRA FARR | January 24 2020

The lab was itself subjected to a botched sting operation by undercover agents seeking to discredit its work.


Under pressure from student groups and others, an increasing number of universities are setting objectives to reduce the carbon footprint of their investment portfolios.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 17 2020

A new hydroponic system will allow the university to harvest hundreds of pounds of greens a month out of a refurbished shipping container.


Efforts by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies to standardize Three-Minute Thesis competitions across the country have been met with some resistance from participating universities.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 14 2020

This Wednesday at 1 p.m. EST, universities across the country will honour those who died aboard UIA Flight 752 last week.

BY JORDAN WHITEHOUSE | January 10 2020

Thanks to researcher Shannon Berch, UBC might be the first Canadian university to successfully cultivate the pricey foodie staple.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 09 2020

Dozens of students, professors and researchers from universities across the country have been identified among the 176 victims.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | December 20 2019

The university estimates that students who opt for the ZTC degree program could save $5,000 over four years by exclusively using open-access course texts and library course reserves.

BY EVA VOINIGESCU | December 19 2019

The 15 teams chosen for the Canadian Space Agency’s CubeSat program have until this fall to get their designs ready for a 2021 launch.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | December 18 2019

The Intersectoral Student Committee in Quebec findings reveal that postdocs face financial and professional instability, among other challenges.