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BY KIM CAMPBELL & MARTIN FERGUSON-PELL | September 13 2018

Universities can create intentional, integrative learning opportunities without disrupting the rigour of academic disciplines.

BY SHARI GRAYDON | September 11 2018

A recent study finds evidence that thoughtful, persuasive commentary by academics can shift the debate and affect policy.

BY CHRISTOPHER BUDDLE | August 31 2018

Students need to reach out for help, and our systems must work to provide solutions.

BY CHELSEA JONES | August 21 2018

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.

BY APRIL MCGRATH | August 10 2018

Suggesting students should replace classroom learning with so-called real-world experiences actually weakens the argument for a university education.

BY FERIDUN HAMDULLAHPUR | July 31 2018

To make investment in university R&D more impactful, we need to bring everyone to the same table.

BY JULIA EASTMAN | July 24 2018

The decision-making authority of universities appears to be shrinking, and that’s cause for concern.

BY CATARINA FERREIRA & CORNELYA KLÜTSCH | July 16 2018

A long-term commitment to sustaining a highly diverse talent pool is the cornerstone of robust economic and social policies.

BY WANDA HURREN | July 10 2018

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.

BY REUBEN ROSE-REDWOOD | July 06 2018

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Hate speech is on the rise. In Canada alone, it increased by a staggering 600 per cent between 2015 and 2016 as part of what some have called “the Trump effect.” Academia is not immune to this trend. According to a recent study, […]

BY CHRIS KELLEHER | July 04 2018

International PhD candidates are flocking to Canada because the country is seen as still valuing the humanities.

BY CHRIS HOUSER & JUDY NUNEZ | June 26 2018

Strategies should include making these learning experiences for-credit and offering a simple recognition program to acknowledge participation.

BY JEFF VALLANCE & BARBARA WILSON-KEATES | June 18 2018

Online education in Canada provides learners with a flexible, inclusive and quality educational experience.

BY SHANDELL HOULDEN & GEORGE VELETSIANOS | June 13 2018

Treating a woman scholar’s experience of harassment as insignificant is the first step to normalizing it.

BY AIMÉE MORRISON | June 05 2018

If anyone has the footing, power and safety to push back, it’s tenured faculty. What are you going to do?

BY NICOLA KOPER | May 29 2018

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.

BY ROSEANN O’REILLY RUNTE | May 22 2018

Whatever we call it, investment in research will lead the way to important short- and long-term discoveries.

BY LORI WAREHAM | May 14 2018

A dearth of women’s washrooms in our outdated engineering buildings leaves female students scrambling.

BY EVE STRINGHAM | May 08 2018

Yes, the two can co-exist with a little understanding and goodwill.

BY ANITA JACK-DAVIES | May 02 2018

Research shows that the concept and practice of “other-mothering” can help Black students navigate the complex and often secretive world of academia.