Created in about a week, the collection offers a “snapshot” of the pandemic from scholars in the social sciences and humanities.
No widespread culling is being reported, as workers strive to maintain this crucial research infrastructure.
Organizers hope to eventually expand the program to a regional repository for Atlantic Canada.
Researchers across the country are working tirelessly and collaborating on various approaches.
The new podcast studio and inaugural podcaster-in-residence have garnered interest both on campus and further afield.
The trend seems to be particularly prevalent in Eastern Canada and among those claiming Métis ancestry.
With many studies put on hold, professors worry for their research – and what this means for graduate students.
A Q&A with the former federal health minister on her return to academia as dean of health sciences at Queen’s University.
While the University of Alberta has opted for a mandatory credit/no credit assessment this term, other universities are letting students decide whether to forgo a letter grade.
Psychologists surveyed hundreds of first-year students to determine how a sense of belonging and mattering affects well-being.
Here’s how several universities have responded so far to Ottawa’s appeal for critical supplies, expertise and labour in response to the pandemic.
The team from U de Montréal and ULaval hope to develop a rapid test before a second wave of the disease strikes.
The one-metre telescope offers a “richer” academic experience for astronomy students and amateur stargazers alike.
“We’ve had dress rehearsals with MERS, SARS and H1N1. We’ve been there before,” says one researcher. “What are we going to learn this time in a way that actually sticks?”
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.