March 31, 2020 2:00 p.m. EST Need an expert? We’ve got ’em Researchers and clinicians working on COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus now have a single web portal where they can access a range of resources to help their work. The project, called COVID-19 Resources Canada, is led by Guillaume Bourque, director of bioinformatics at […]
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The one-metre telescope offers a “richer” academic experience for astronomy students and amateur stargazers alike.
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The federal government is asking Canadian universities to provide critical supplies and manufacturing solutions to help fight the pandemic.
As long as faculty are consistently communicating with students, the delivery method isn’t as important as the content, says one expert.
Last year, the centre led a historic meeting of research stakeholders that ended with a consensus definition of predatory publishing. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
An analysis of institutions’ strategic policy documents suggests U15 institutions are actively addressing equity, diversity and inclusion, though most struggle to define the issues.
The federal government is funding research teams to study COVID-19, while the Tri-Agencies announced they will reimburse some fees incurred due to coronavirus-related travel cancellations.
The federal government, USports and a team of researchers hope to encourage more women into university-level coaching jobs.
Now that it has become a reality, the next priority for the Université de l’Ontario français is to put together a “top-notch team.”
SciArt was conceived as a way to make STEM more accessible to the art crowd, but a partnership with Science North has broadened the show’s audience by thousands.
A donation of 30,000 UFO-related materials makes the university the place to be for paranormal research in Canada.
“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.”
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Carleton University grad student Tamara Banbury went from studying to being a part of the voluntary cyborg culture.
The classics department has facilitated peer mentorship for undergrads since 2013.
The student-run campaign uses social media to break down the science behind addiction and share personal stories of people affected by it.
A Q&A with University of Toronto public health expert Ross Upshur.
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