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By MICHAEL RANCIC | April 25 2018

Shifting attitudes around drug use are changing the way universities address the opioid crisis.


Increases in some provinces make up for lost ground, while others tread water.

By NATALIE SAMSON | April 16 2018

Making lunch out of research leftovers.

By BRIAN OWENS | April 12 2018

Investment in R&D as a share of GDP has steadily declined since 2001, mainly due to low business R&D expenditures, says expert panel.

By TIM LOUGHEED | April 11 2018

The aim is to bring an end to “colonial approaches” that have traditionally excluded Inuit from research planning processes.

By NATALIE SAMSON | April 10 2018

In the interest of cancer prevention, the creators of hitchBOT have paired the smarts of IBM’s Watson with Pepper, the most personable robot you’ll ever meet.

By ANQI SHEN | April 09 2018

Read more about the winners and finalists of the 2018 Canada Prizes, presented by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

By EMILY BARON CADLOFF | April 04 2018

It’s easier than ever for students to buy assignments. Until universities have better measures for rooting out this kind of cheating, professors are focusing on prevention.

By SPARROW MCGOWAN | April 03 2018

“We’ll talk about anything they want to talk about, as long as we have something educated to say about it.”

By NATALIE SAMSON | March 29 2018

24 researchers will soon join Canadian universities from institutions around the world – many of them expats looking for a way home.

By ANQI SHEN | March 27 2018

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries proposes that institutions renegotiate unsustainable deals with journal publishers and transition toward open access.

By ANQI SHEN | March 22 2018

The Varsity’s online content in simplified Chinese boasts a growing readership among thousands of Chinese international students on campus.

By VIRGINIA GALT | March 20 2018

Notes from graduates at U of T, Western and McMaster give new students – and alumni engagement offices – a boost during a difficult time.

By MARK CARDWELL | March 16 2018

The initiative will feature three co-chairs with different specialties from three separate universities.

By SNEH DUGGAL | March 14 2018

Ontario universities came under the provincial ombudsman’s oversight in 2016. The office has since received more than 500 university-related complaints.

By PIERRE BLAIS | March 13 2018

At a meeting of university leaders last month, Louise Champoux-Paillé offered advice for making overdue changes to higher-ed governance.

By NATALIE SAMSON | March 12 2018

The Interior University Research Coalition in B.C. launched late in 2017.

By ALEX GILLIS | March 05 2018

“When we noticed that people were using university or grant money for these conferences, we had to put a stop to it,” said one department chair.

By ANQI SHEN | March 02 2018

Students in a prison law clinical course offered by Queen’s University help federal inmates with legal grievances.

By SORAYA ROBERTS | March 01 2018

After purchasing Sam the Record Man’s flagship store in 2008, Ryerson University officially returned the music shop’s iconic sign to downtown Toronto in January.