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BY SUE SORENSEN | AUG 17 2016

As a student, I was pleased to be part of a school where we at least allegedly strived to serve each other and society.

BY PAUL KEEN | JUL 28 2016

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 […]

BY MELANIE JANZEN AND JEROME CRANSTON | JUN 27 2016

The push-back was strong when we sought to increase the diversity of teachers through a modified admissions policy in our education degree program.

BY NICOLE LETOURNEAU & SUZANNE TOUGH | JUN 13 2016

Let’s save the hype for what helps families now: evidence-based social and community support.

BY DOUGLAS MORRIS ET AL | JUN 06 2016

Anomalies in Discovery Grant evaluations require immediate attention, say researchers.

BY KAREEM EL-ASSAL | MAY 24 2016

If we don’t move quickly, Canada risks seeing many of these young, bright minds take their talents elsewhere.

BY PAUL YACHNIN | MAY 17 2016

With information collected on 2,400 PhD graduates, we can begin to see what humanities programs contribute to the academy and beyond.

BY ALISON MOUNTZ ET AL | MAY 09 2016

Slow scholarship must not be a project for the privileged few, but rather a collective effort to remake the university.

BY TOM CORR | MAY 04 2016

An Ontario model for campus entrepreneurship is being widely recognized by other countries.

BY MARK CARRIGAN AND FILIP VOSTAL | APR 22 2016

It’s a privilege available only to those already at the summit of their academic careers.

BY RYAN WHALEN | APR 04 2016

A lack of leadership on information policy has left Canadian research at risk of falling even further behind its peers.

BY MATTHEW SCRIBNER | MAR 29 2016

But some issues need to be approached tactfully and professionally.

BY NICHOLAS DION | MAR 15 2016

Respondents also offer suggestions on how their institutions could better aid their transition into the workforce.

BY BRENDA BROUWER | MAR 07 2016

But, leveraging that talent requires a strategy and investment.

BY SPENCER NESTICO-SEMIANIW | FEB 24 2016

We have the necessary means if we re-allocate it to those truly in need.

BY PAUL KEEN | FEB 17 2016

Conference at Carleton U in May follows up on inaugural McGill gathering last year.

BY HELEN MURPHY | FEB 12 2016

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 […]

BY ANNETTE HENRY | FEB 09 2016

Universities often ignore a varied and rich Black intellectual tradition.

BY TED HEWITT | JAN 25 2016

Partnership with indigenous scholars and their communities is a key part of moving forward, says SSHRC president.

BY BRIAN MCILROY | JAN 20 2016

My department has been successful at striving for equal overall gender representation, but we remain primarily Caucasian.