August 10, 2022
Researching solutions to the growing ‘tragedy of homelessness’
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Those affected include over 100,000 postsecondary students, one expert estimates.
BY BECKY RYNOR | AUG 05 2022

New ‘disconnecting from work’ policies aren’t enough to tackle the problem of work-life balance
New ‘disconnecting from work’ policies aren’t enough to tackle the problem of work-life balance
Critics say more emphasis needs to be placed on broader structural issues.
BY MICHAEL RANCIC | AUG 08 2022

The difficulty of defining the student:supervisor relationship in grad school
The difficulty of defining the student:supervisor relationship in grad school
Students often see themselves as ‘oppressed’ workers, while faculty see themselves as the expert who will mould the smart but inexperienced student.
BY JONATHAN DRIVER | AUG 09 2022

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Bridging the gap between science and policy
Bridging the gap between science and policy
It’s critical that students be taught how to share research findings with policymakers.
BY ADEKUNBI ADETONA, ASHLEY DAVIDSON, S. ERYN MCFARLANE, LUCKSINI RAVEENDRAN, MATTHEW ROBBINS, KARTHIKA SRISKANTHARAJAH, CAITLIN FOWLER & FARAH QAISER | AUG 10 2022

How to mentor your TAs and realize the role’s full potential
How to mentor your TAs and realize the role’s full potential
Reimagining existing relationships and practices can go a long way to enhancing education excellence.
BY MEAGAN AUER, ELISE SAMMONS & DAX D’ORAZIO | AUG 04 2022

Meric Gertler University of Toronto

Meric Gertler, president of the University of Toronto, has had his second term extended by two years to June 30, 2025. Dr. Gertler is a renowned scholar and former dean of the faculty of arts and science, and the current chair of the board of Universities Canada (publisher of University Affairs). He has led the U of T since March 2013, helping the institution to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

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