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From the admin chair

BY MARTHA CRAGO | JUN 08 2016

In Canada, the phrases “Science is back” and “Canada is back on the world stage” have been heard repeatedly over the last several months. They are like music to the ears of many of us. We can also now talk about, write about and apply for research funding on climate change without having to camouflage […]

BY MARTHA CRAGO | MAR 09 2016

There can be several individuals involved in the research that leads to an invention.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | JAN 13 2016

Canada’s researchers benefit from new binational and multinational graduate-student training programs.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | NOV 03 2015

A combination of events set me to thinking about “boldness” this summer and early fall. Just before summer started, one of our researchers at Dalhousie University, Jeff Dahn, signed a contract with U.S. electric-car manufacturer Tesla Motors. This led to a visit by Tesla’s vice-president, J.B. Straubel, complete with a bright red Tesla that was […]

BY MARTHA CRAGO | SEP 09 2015

Ongoing learning will be necessary for all careers, inside and outside academia.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | JUN 08 2015

Persuasion by donors and industry partners is the kind that causes the most commotion, but there are other kinds, too.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | MAR 10 2015

These partnerships can open doors and windows in the Ivory Tower.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | JAN 14 2015

Convergence is in the air.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | NOV 05 2014

Staying faithful to our principles.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | SEP 10 2014

This is a shared dilemma.

BY MAUREEN MANCUSO | JUN 11 2014

It’s all about learning.

BY MAUREEN MANCUSO | MAR 12 2014

It’s one way for institutions to become sustainable.

BY MAUREEN MANCUSO | JAN 15 2014

Mind the gap.

BY MAUREEN MANCUSO | NOV 06 2013

Back to the drawing board.

BY MAUREEN MANCUSO | SEP 11 2013

“It’s difficult to measure productivity well but that doesn’t mean we can avoid it.”

BY MAUREEN MANCUSO | MAY 31 2013

Grim tales are taking over our story.

BY MAUREEN MANCUSO | MAR 13 2013

A plea for collegiality.

BY MAUREEN MANCUSO | JAN 09 2013

Change we can (try to) believe in.

BY MAUREEN MANCUSO | NOV 07 2012

We need to measure what students learn.

BY MAUREEN MANCUSO | SEP 10 2012

Why we choose university administration.