In my opinion
As a student, I was pleased to be part of a school where we at least allegedly strived to serve each other and society.
At the back of every conference organizer’s mind lurks the fear that sometimes you build it and they don’t come. That did not turn out to be a problem at the Future of the PhD in the Humanities conference held at Carleton University in May. Students, faculty and administrators came in droves from across the […]
The push-back was strong when we sought to increase the diversity of teachers through a modified admissions policy in our education degree program.
Let’s save the hype for what helps families now: evidence-based social and community support.
Anomalies in Discovery Grant evaluations require immediate attention, say researchers.
If we don’t move quickly, Canada risks seeing many of these young, bright minds take their talents elsewhere.
With information collected on 2,400 PhD graduates, we can begin to see what humanities programs contribute to the academy and beyond.
Slow scholarship must not be a project for the privileged few, but rather a collective effort to remake the university.
An Ontario model for campus entrepreneurship is being widely recognized by other countries.
It’s a privilege available only to those already at the summit of their academic careers.
A lack of leadership on information policy has left Canadian research at risk of falling even further behind its peers.
But some issues need to be approached tactfully and professionally.
Respondents also offer suggestions on how their institutions could better aid their transition into the workforce.
But, leveraging that talent requires a strategy and investment.
We have the necessary means if we re-allocate it to those truly in need.
Conference at Carleton U in May follows up on inaugural McGill gathering last year.
Sometimes getting the right people in the room makes all the difference. That was the idea behind a roundtable on Feb. 11 at the Canadian Embassy in Washington. Universities Canada and the Canada Foundation for Innovation co-convened the meeting of research agency leaders from Canada, the U.S. and Europe to talk about ramping up international […]
Universities often ignore a varied and rich Black intellectual tradition.
Partnership with indigenous scholars and their communities is a key part of moving forward, says SSHRC president.
My department has been successful at striving for equal overall gender representation, but we remain primarily Caucasian.