IN MY OPINION
A new taskforce report by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies says it’s time to rethink the PhD.
Universities can create intentional, integrative learning opportunities without disrupting the rigour of academic disciplines.
A recent study finds evidence that thoughtful, persuasive commentary by academics can shift the debate and affect policy.
Students need to reach out for help, and our systems must work to provide solutions.
If we are serious about accessible online learning, we must talk openly about disability as if it is right here, right now – because it is.
Suggesting students should replace classroom learning with so-called real-world experiences actually weakens the argument for a university education.
To make investment in university R&D more impactful, we need to bring everyone to the same table.
The decision-making authority of universities appears to be shrinking, and that’s cause for concern.
A long-term commitment to sustaining a highly diverse talent pool is the cornerstone of robust economic and social policies.
Let’s work together to change the higher education workplace so that no one has to keep a secret they don’t want to keep.
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International PhD candidates are flocking to Canada because the country is seen as still valuing the humanities.
Strategies should include making these learning experiences for-credit and offering a simple recognition program to acknowledge participation.
Online education in Canada provides learners with a flexible, inclusive and quality educational experience.
Treating a woman scholar’s experience of harassment as insignificant is the first step to normalizing it.
If anyone has the footing, power and safety to push back, it’s tenured faculty. What are you going to do?
Women shouldn’t feel obligated to take up administrative roles to mitigate past gender biases – we are doing so already, in whatever academic positions we already hold.
Whatever we call it, investment in research will lead the way to important short- and long-term discoveries.
A dearth of women’s washrooms in our outdated engineering buildings leaves female students scrambling.
Yes, the two can co-exist with a little understanding and goodwill.