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By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | May 03 2010

What started as one man’s musings about the impact of teachers in his life has turned into the country’s most prestigious award for university teaching.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | April 06 2010

Have you ever given a lecture and been completely sidetracked by an unanticipated question? Or presented a paper and gotten thrown off because your slides wouldn’t work?

By LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 06 2010

Recruitment effort pushes the profession as a ‘great option’ for young men, but it’s still very much a female domain.

By TIM LOUGHEED | April 06 2010

Technology developed at University of British Columbia turns the effluent from water treatment plants into a high-value phosphorus-based nutrient.

By LAURA RYCKEWAERT | March 29 2010

Graduate student Lech Lebiedowski rebuilds an old German fighter plane, piece by piece.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 29 2010

A recent message on the website of the McGill University bookstore said it all: the now famous McGill tie was sold out and it might take up to six weeks to fill orders.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 18 2010

A tiny auto-focus lens developed at Université Laval could soon spell the end to those lousy, out-of-focus pictures taken with cell phone cameras.

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | March 17 2010

Universities say government’s proposal for new fellowships will help them to recruit top scholars.

By VÉRONIQUE MORIN | March 08 2010

Indigenous people retain majority of intellectual property rights over research findings stemming from their traditional knowledge of local medicinal plants.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 08 2010

People with diabetes may soon be able to monitor their glucose levels simply by looking in the mirror.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 08 2010

What happens when a chancellor and a president share the same roof?

By DANIEL DROLET | March 08 2010

Universities in some provinces want to increase fees, without calling those fees ‘tuition.’

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 08 2010

Receiving their iconic X-Rings is a highly anticipated event for students at St. Francis Xavier University.

By JOHN LORINC | March 08 2010

New online repository supported by institutional funding.

By LAURA RYCKEWAERT | February 22 2010

A student project looked to find out how easy it might be to get someone to accept a fabricated Facebook user as a friend.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | February 08 2010

Reputable agents can be your best representative for attracting international students, say recruiters, but beware the shysters.

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | February 08 2010

Outcry over a Pfizer executive appointed to CIHR’s governing body hasn’t echoed with the other granting councils.

By NICK TAYLOR-VAISEY | February 08 2010

Most likely goal is to recruit party volunteers, observers say.

By HEATHER SUTHERLAND | February 08 2010

Researchers record the tales and observations of people from the North for a feature-length film on climate change, arctic survival and adaptation.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | February 08 2010

Locally known as the Neuro, this institution was founded by Wilder Penfield.