The lack of a national survey of academic staff has been “a huge data gap” in Canada, says one researcher.
This fall, for the third year in a row, the University of Alberta is hosting the Falling Walls lab. The competition gives researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs at U of A three minutes to present on an original idea or research. As stated on its website, it’s “a little TED Talks and a little Dragons’ Den.” […]
Mush Hole Project at former Mohawk Institute Residential School foregrounds Indigenous experiences of site.
A lawsuit and federal review of Canada’s copyright act could have wide implications for universities.
The international event is making its way to Canada for the first time through the efforts of Brock’s Racial Climate Task Force.
The plight of Concordia professor Homa Hoodfar in Iran has once again brought up the question of what universities can do to protect scholars detained abroad.
for the first time in its history, the highest ranks at St. Thomas University in Fredericton are made up entirely of women. This summer, the liberal arts university announced the appointments of Kim Fenwick to the post of vice-president, academic and research, and Jodi (Hutchinson) Misheal to the role of vice president, advancement and alumni […]
Thirteen Canadian universities will receive a combined $900 million in the second round of a federal competition aimed at funding scientific research that puts Canada on the world stage. The Canada First Research Excellence Fund was launched two years ago with five priority areas in science, innovation and technology. In its first round of funding […]
At least five Canadian universities have hired sexual violence prevention coordinators in the last two years, with more to come.
The Urbandale Centre for Home Energy Research is a testing ground for the latest in energy-saving technologies.
The move mirrors efforts by several Canadian universities in recent years to mitigate out of control partying near campus.
The library program offers personalized help to more than 6,200 students in two faculties.
University and community stakeholders will gather at Queen’s University this week to discuss the pros and cons of specific sexual violence prevention efforts.
Founded by a McGill PhD candidate, New Horizons Montréal proves it’s never too late to benefit from music lessons.
Scholars praise the foundation for its “risk taking” and commitment to addressing timely public issues.
At the University of British Columbia, you can now take five on a toadstool – or rather, mellow out on a bench made of mushrooms. Outside of the UBC bookstore, the university has installed six benches made from a combination of sawdust and mushrooms. The project is one of several intended to showcase UBC research […]
In more than 30 years as an artist and designer, Lou-ann Neel has seen trends come and go. She has also grown accustomed to a common refrain from people who use her designs, which draw upon traditional styles of her Kwagiulth heritage, without seeking permission. “I’ve heard all kinds of stories around, ‘I’m honouring your […]
Surprise performances by the Toronto-born rapper reflect a transformation in Ryerson’s campus culture.
For a second year, the Images of Research competition showcases faculty and student research across a range of disciplines.
Established in 2002, the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Quebec now brings together 21 universities and research centres, and 57 companies.