March 1, 2017
The dubious legacy of Quebec’s Maple Spring
Features
Five years after the Printemps érable, one of the biggest protest movements ever to hit Quebec, the province’s universities remain underfunded and beset by a series of unresolved issues.
BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | MAR 01 2017

Transition Q & A: Stacy Lockerbie, research associate in family medicine
Transition Q & A: Stacy Lockerbie, research associate in family medicine
"As an anthropologist, I would never have access to the hospital in such ways."
BY JENNIFER POLK | FEB 23 2017

Concussions pose silent risks to university and pro athletes
Concussions pose silent risks to university and pro athletes
At a recent panel discussion at McGill, medical experts and retired athletes called for more research and education around traumatic brain injuries.
BY SYLVAIN COMEAU | MAR 01 2017

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UBC retires jersey of student athlete who died by suicide
UBC retires jersey of student athlete who died by suicide
Laura Taylor was a 33-year-old med student and goalie with the women’s hockey team.
BY RAPHAELA NEHME | FEB 28 2017

Mobilizing knowledge for the benefit of communities, industry and government
Mobilizing knowledge for the benefit of communities, industry and government
For a decade now, the ResearchImpact network, representing 12 Canadian universities, has been engaged in knowledge mobilization with measureable impacts.
BY ROBERT HACHÉ & ROBERT GREENWOOD | FEB 27 2017

What to do before pursuing science translation through entrepreneurship
What to do before pursuing science translation through entrepreneurship
You need to recognize a problem by correctly identifying your customer and then refine your solution into a value proposition.
BY JONATHAN THON | FEB 28 2017

Jennifer Polk
April 2017

Whither women’s studies? Our April 2017 cover story looks at where these programs are headed as cutbacks abound. Read, also, about what has changed since Quebec’s maple spring five years ago, when students took to the streets to protest austerity measures. And, what Canadian universities are doing to accommodate students with autism?

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David Capson University of Victoria

The University of Victoria has reappointed David Capson dean of the faculty of graduate studies, with a five-year term beginning July 1. Dr. Capson holds a PhD in engineering from McMaster University. His research interests include computational vision and vision-based applications in robotics.

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    McGill University
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    Université Laval
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    University of Victoria
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