October 19, 2022
What we’ve learned from the pandemic
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Members of the university community share lessons they’ll carry with them after more than two years of upheaval from COVID-19.
BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 19 2022

Filling the gaps: where universities stand in addressing the nursing shortage
Filling the gaps: where universities stand in addressing the nursing shortage
Funding for places is increasing but educators say the solution is more complex.
BY SHAUNA MCGINN | OCT 18 2022

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Let’s make plant-based foods the default on campus
Let’s make plant-based foods the default on campus
A ‘default veg’ position on campus food is one way that universities can respond to the climate crisis.
BY KATHLEEN KEVANY | OCT 13 2022

How to tell your authentic teaching story
How to tell your authentic teaching story
A cross-institutional, open-source series helps graduate students and postdoctoral fellows articulate their teaching experiences for various career pathways.
BY MICHAL KASPRZAK & SAMANTHA CHANG | OCT 14 2022

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Science culture: a bulwark for our democracies
Science culture: a bulwark for our democracies
The current Acfas president reflects on the role of convergence in the development of French-language science.
BY SAMUEL SAUVAGEAU-AUDET | OCT 17 2022

How to write clear objectives for your research grant proposal
How to write clear objectives for your research grant proposal
They are the bricks that you’re laying on the path towards your goal.
BY LETITIA HENVILLE | OCT 18 2022

Peter Nickerson University of Manitoba

Peter Nickerson will serve a five-year term as dean of health sciences and medicine at the University of Manitoba, effective Sept. 1. Dr. Nickerson is a professor of internal medicine and immunology and has served since 2015 as vice-dean, research at U of Manitoba’s faculty of health sciences. He is also a clinical nephrologist and a medical consultant at the transplant immunology laboratory at Shared Health, a provincial health organization in Manitoba. Dr. Nickerson has received numerous awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Society of Transplantation.

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