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.
Several dozen from across Canada have been meeting every Friday to help each other and their students navigate through the pandemic.
With expertise in flexible, modular training through online delivery, CE units are helping to steer their institutions through the chaos of COVID-19.
May 29, 2020 CFI suspends COVID-19 funding competition On May 26, we reported on a new “Exceptional Opportunities Fund” competition offered by the Canada Foundation for Innovation for research related to COVID-19. The next day, CFI suspended the competition, which intended to fund up to $25 million for “urgent needs for equipment for ongoing research related to COVID-19.” The foundation explained the decision in a statement posted to its website: “We have received a number of questions from the community and appreciate your feedback. We are taking extra time to consult, evaluate and […]
In Reacting to the Past games, students engage with history by inhabiting a character.
They say rising anti-Asian incidents in Canada worry them, but they won’t let that dash their ambitions.
Experts say decision on Access Copyright tariffs is an important win for universities.
Among their many efforts, students are collecting much-needed protective equipment, aiding frontline workers and assisting with contact tracing.
Universities from across the country begin to state their intentions for September.