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.
Read more about the winners and finalists of the 2018 Canada Prizes, presented by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
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.
“We’ll talk about anything they want to talk about, as long as we have something educated to say about it.”
24 researchers will soon join Canadian universities from institutions around the world – many of them expats looking for a way home.
The Canadian Association of Research Libraries proposes that institutions renegotiate unsustainable deals with journal publishers and transition toward open access.
The Varsity’s online content in simplified Chinese boasts a growing readership among thousands of Chinese international students on campus.
Notes from graduates at U of T, Western and McMaster give new students – and alumni engagement offices – a boost during a difficult time.
The initiative will feature three co-chairs with different specialties from three separate universities.
Ontario universities came under the provincial ombudsman’s oversight in 2016. The office has since received more than 500 university-related complaints.
At a meeting of university leaders last month, Louise Champoux-Paillé offered advice for making overdue changes to higher-ed governance.
The Interior University Research Coalition in B.C. launched late in 2017.
“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.
Students in a prison law clinical course offered by Queen’s University help federal inmates with legal grievances.
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.
An injection of $3 billion for research and expressed support for the “next generation of researchers” figures prominently in the federal budget.
On the 10th anniversary of the first massive open online course, they are more numerous than ever.
New Zealand’s chief scientist Peter Gluckman was among a trio of advisers offering their insights at the recent AAAS annual meeting.
The campus training hubs aim to keep top athletes in Canada.
Federal funding of $950 million promised for the five winning bids from across the country.