Pseudo-science “erodes our critical thinking, and that might be the most serious damage in the long run,” says one professor.
But medical students say the problem is still likely to get worse if the ratio of residency spots to applicants doesn’t increase.
University groups also call for the next federal budget to include additional help for Indigenous students and more support for study-abroad opportunities.
From state-of-the-art research trucks to drones and satellites, Flux Lab uses an arsenal of tools in its quest to measure greenhouse gas emissions across Canada.
National competition aims to find innovative, practical and low-cost solutions to make our communities more accessible for persons with disabilities.
Hansard, a massive document of every word spoken in Canada’s parliamentary debates, is now online.
The federal government wants to bring a pilot version of the U.K. charter to Canada to promote equity and inclusion in research.
The Science Meets Parliament event will take place on Parliament Hill to coincide with annual science policy conference in Ottawa.
Supporting Student Success, a multi-phase project led by Tricia Seifert, is uncovering the factors that lead to effective student affairs programs.
“Reclaiming Shingwauk Hall” is “a history of what happened to me and [to thousands of other] kids,” says one residential school survivor.
An expert panel discussed shifting dynamics between the academy and industry in driving economic development in Canada.
Online resources are aimed at helping litigants to represent themselves in legal disputes.
Researchers in Ottawa are investigating how rapid drug-sample testing impacts behaviour among drug users.
Curator Barbara Cole is helping to usher UBC’s impressive outdoor art collection, nearly 70 years in the making, into an exciting new stage of life.
Across Canada, several big-city universities are building student residences through a variety of partnerships with private developers.
The Media Centre for Public Policy and Knowledge Mobilization in Winnipeg will examine how to get research out of the university and in front of government.
Such evaluations can’t be used for tenure and promotion decisions, arbitrator rules in case involving Ryerson University.
The university is a pioneer of problem-based learning and was one of the first Canadian institutions to open a teaching and learning centre.
Inclusion in higher-ed is a common interest among this year’s cohort of fellowship winners.
An interview with the committee’s inaugural chair, SSHRC president Ted Hewitt.