With the unveiling of its website on September 4, the National Black Graduate Network officially starts its work to connect and support Black graduate students across Canada.
August 28, 2020 New measures on work permit eligibility for international students Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced new measures on Wednesday to add more flexibility to post-graduation work permit eligibility for international students beginning their programs online from abroad. Three changes are being introduced: Students may now study online from abroad until April 30, […]
As research ramps ups dramatically due to COVID-19, some researchers say we need to do better to keep the knowledge, and develop the downstream products, here.
With traditional university sports leagues on hiatus, will 2020-21 be the year of collegiate eSports?
Rates of domestic violence and violence against women have been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, and researchers are moving quickly to support survivors stuck at home.
They’ll alert you if you’ve been in close contact with an infected individual, explains U of T’s Emily Seto, but there remain many challenges to their widespread adoption.
July 31, 2020 CAUCE conference to continue online, while Congress prepares for multiple scenarios in 2021 Next year’s conference for the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education will take place online. The association confirmed the news in an email this week, stating that it has “made the difficult decision” to cancel the face-to-face conference in […]
The paper published in the Canadian Journal of Higher Education reveals a range of approaches and offers suggestions for improvement.
Scientific publishing is experiencing major changes these days, with increased production of scientific data, open-access publications and online prepublication. Can these changes last?
The new curriculum has also been adapted to address risks associated with COVID-19.
As part of the international Strike for Black Lives and #ShutDownSTEM, Canadian researchers stopped work as usual on June 10 to dedicate the day to confronting anti-Black racism.
Struggling to juggle myriad responsibilities, “the easiest thing to put off … is research,” says one professor.
Students at OCAD University found creative ways to complete final projects from home.
OISE PhD candidate Stacy Costa explains the popularity of puzzles during the COVID-19 pandemic – and challenges you to solve a puzzle of her own design.
June 29, 2020 Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund deadline extended On May 15, the federal government created the Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF) as part of a suite of temporary financial aid programs to help employers and workers through financial challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The government will provide universities and health-research institutions […]
“We’re witnessing the disappearance of history,” says one expert.
Most graduates seem satisfied with the experience but miss the celebratory aspect afterwards.
Like many institutions, the pandemic forced Brock University to reimagine the ultimate milestone in a student’s academic career.
That’s the plan, says Gavan Watson of Memorial University, in a Q&A.
Marie Hopwood of Vancouver Island University has partnered with a local brewery to revive the suds of civilizations past.