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Student mobility and research collaboration will be among the items under discussion.

By SPARROW MCGOWAN | May 15 2018

The initiative builds on a pilot project in Nova Scotia to combat the region’s shrinking and aging population.

By UA/AU | May 09 2018

André Gaudreault of Université de Montréal among the Killam winners, while University of Toronto’s Lewis Kay takes NSERC’s Herzberg Gold Medal for Science and Engineering.


“There is a sense of pride, a sense of continued resilience in language learning,” says coordinator at the University of New Brunswick’s Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre.

By SHARON OOSTHOEK | May 04 2018

Interactive website features videos, maps and plain-language explanations to bring home the reality of climate change to Canadian communities.

By TARA SIEBARTH | May 01 2018

Science communication is becoming more and more important to emerging researchers.

By TIM JOHNSON | April 27 2018

For the last three years, the university has been sending newly minted doctors to this isolated territory to practise rural and remote medicine.

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.