November 15, 2017
The role of university chaplain evolves with the times
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The campus chaplaincy is being recontextualized as a space for non-denominational spirituality and mental health care support – but there’s still a place for faith.
BY CHANTAL BRAGANZA | NOV 10 2017

<i>University Affairs</i> wins three golds at 2017 Canadian Online Publishing Awards
University Affairs wins three golds at 2017 Canadian Online Publishing Awards
Plus, UBC and U of King’s College recognized in new award category for student journalism.
BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 15 2017

Wise words: Think for yourself, reject conformism
Wise words: Think for yourself, reject conformism
Are Canadian students up to the task?
BY EDMUND ADAM | NOV 13 2017

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“No quick fix” to problems of equity on campuses
“No quick fix” to problems of equity on campuses
The Gender Summit North America 2017 brought academic and corporate leaders together in Montreal to discuss how to foster diversity in organizations and at universities.
BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 14 2017

New idea for driving scientific debate in your journal club: PREreview
New idea for driving scientific debate in your journal club: PREreview
What if scientific journal clubs discussed papers before submitting them to journals, and had a say before editors and reviewers did?
BY DAVID KENT | NOV 08 2017

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CIFAR GLOBAL CALL FOR IDEAS – Submit your proposal

Lead our next global interdisciplinary research program.

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research invites the global research community to submit proposals for new research programs that address fundamental questions of importance to the world. Ideas must be novel, bold and potentially transformative in order to warrant the creation of a long-term, interdisciplinary and collaborative research program. Proposals are welcome from all areas of research.

Letter of Intent Submissions close January 21, 2018.

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New U of Windsor research centre aims to do away with laboratory animals
New U of Windsor research centre aims to do away with laboratory animals
“Animals have made tremendous contributions to our understanding of human biology, but they are not us.”
BY HANNAH HOAG | NOV 13 2017

Making conferences work for your career
Making conferences work for your career
Guest writer Jessica Hartshorn says conferences can, and should, be a place to add to your reputation and develop name recognition.
BY JENNIFER POLK | NOV 14 2017

Asima Vezina Algoma University

Asima Vezina is the next president and vice-chancellor of Algoma University, effective Oct. 23. Ms. Vezina is well-known to the community of Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding area. She was raised in the region and has worked across northern Ontario throughout her career in education, including as superintendent of education with the Timmins and Algoma District School Boards. Ms. Vezina was most recently a provincial lead within the Ministry of Education’s student achievement division. She has served on Algoma’s board of directors and as vice-chair of the Council of Chairs of Ontario Universities.

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