Skip navigation

IN MY OPINION

By JOHN BERGERON | October 11 2017

It is nearly impossible for talented early career researchers – especially women – to obtain stable funding to operate their labs.

By KATHLEEN GALLAGHER | September 26 2017

There is a new duty felt by teachers at all levels of our education system to make good on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission calls to action, creating both a critically important opportunity and an unease about our preparedness.

By MAUREEN MACDONALD | September 22 2017

The problem of equity is not new, nor is it unique to science, though I sense we’ve been ready to solve it for a long time.

By BART DE BAERE & ELICIA MAINE | September 18 2017

We advocate for a harmonized intellectual property policy based on the creator-owned model.

By DOMINIK STECULA | September 12 2017

The impact of the growing interest in fake news has been the realization that the public might not be well-equipped to separate quality information from false information.

By OLIVE J YONGE | September 04 2017

The great importance of knowing themselves and recognizing their courage ranged from little everyday acts, called micro-courage, to big acts of courage whereby they felt their job was on the line.

By ANDRE COSTOPOULOS | August 25 2017

We do them no favours if we help them stay in university when they are not functioning as students because of a mental health crisis.

By SARA BANNERMAN | August 24 2017

Copyright monitoring and enforcement would be an onerous and complex task for universities.

By RYAN BURNS | August 21 2017

Educate yourself, embrace activism, donate your time, and more.

By AMEIL J. JOSEPH | August 16 2017

We cannot sit passively by and let the seeds of hatred that have been sown to flourish.

By THOMAS MERRITT | August 11 2017

To understand a system, to really answer a question in biology, you have to incorporate genetic diversity, look across multiple genotypes.

By PAUL AXELROD | August 03 2017

“Extremism is now startlingly pervasive, politically poisonous, and requires constant repudiation.”

By DANIEL WOOLF | July 24 2017

A university principal reflects on his efforts to stay active as a professor.

By MARC COUTURE | July 12 2017

The shift towards open access is an opportunity to reform academic publishing to better serve the public interest.

By STUART CHAMBERS | June 14 2017

His characterization of postmodernism, however, appears rather suspect.

By CARL JAMES, KAREN ROBSON & KELLY GALLAGHER-MACKAY | May 19 2017

How can we tell if there’s a problem if we don’t measure it?

By TIM LOUGHEED | May 15 2017

Protests like the March for Science can be cathartic, but Canada’s science community and government should both ditch spin and open the lines of communication.

By BRENDA BROUWER | May 09 2017

By its actions, the country has shown its deep commitment to diversity, inclusivity and global citizenry.

By MICHAEL SINATRA | May 02 2017

The recently announced awards from the Trans-Atlantic Platform support projects across the disciplinary spectrum.

By ANDRE COSTOPOULOS | April 21 2017

Shouting down controversial speakers and obstructing campus events are not new phenomena, and there are ways to handle it appropriately.

--ph--