In my opinion
Researchers are keen to travel abroad but air transport makes a significant contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions.
In a world of increasing legal risks and fiduciary obligations, it is difficult to understand why a university would do without one.
The blinded review process, paired with our snide internet culture, encourages boorish and unethical behaviour.
We have to start being more intentional and transparent in promoting and celebrating empathy, inclusivity and kindness on our campuses.
Explicitly teaching graduate students project management – a skill set they typically learn through trial and error – could mean better research and employability.
To find value in scientific research, we need to understand and respect the social environment in which it occurs.
When leaders show employees they care, trust and empathize with their situations, it motivates employee performance and commitment.
A few suggestions based on my own experience.
I’m giving my lab’s standard methods away over the next year – making them available to anyone who would like to access them.
Systemic racism is in the very foundations of universities; its influence is insidious and persistent.
Individualizing racial profiling in media misses the point of systemic violence.
A successful career in STEM, combined with fulfilling parenting, should be sustainable.
We can’t apply knowledge that we don’t have. And to have knowledge, we must create, reveal or discover it.
His words can help us build a more just and fairer student experience for all.
Research-creation involves researchers who are also pursuing creative activities such as music, dance or design.
Canadian publishers produce more than 200 scholarly journals, many bilingual and some more than 100 years old.
The challenges of being true to oneself while representing the collective.
Why hiring committees are in the best position to make an informed decision.
Recognizing the symptoms is the first step in treating the problem.
Publication costs can eat into whatever precious grant funding researchers get.