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In my opinion

BY JEFFREY HENNESSY | JAN 06 2020

This “collective unconscious” of a department, faculty or university is what makes it unique.

BY DENIS CLARK | DEC 16 2019

As the U.K. proceeds with Brexit, Canada will likely prioritize collaboration with EU-based researchers over those in the U.K.

BY DAVID PORTER | DEC 09 2019

Collaboration distributes resources among academic institutions, creating conditions for partnerships, sharing and attention to diverse needs.

BY MARY RYKOV | NOV 21 2019

Within academia, the professional editor is considered to be an outside, unknown and potentially dangerous entity.

BY KARL MOORE | NOV 15 2019

As long as you comment on areas that lie within your area of expertise, you provide a needed antidote to some of the foolishness out there.

BY JOHN BERGERON & KATHLEEN DICKSON | NOV 12 2019

Our emphasis on boutique funding programs, rather than open discovery science, hampers our prospects.

BY LENIN CAVALCANTI GUERRA & KEN S. COATES | NOV 06 2019

Finances, academic performance and a sense of belonging may all be factors in whether or students finish their post-secondary studies.

BY MARC SPOONER | OCT 22 2019

Tying a significant portion of funding to any specific set of metrics places undue pressure on universities, and impinges on their traditional mission and collegial autonomy.

BY CATHARINE MUNN | OCT 11 2019

Every person on a university campus has a part to play.

BY ASHLEY ROSE MEHLENBACHER | OCT 08 2019

The internet has changed the way scientists communicate with their funders, the public and each other.

BY IRA ROBINSON | OCT 04 2019

This definition was drawn up with great care by 33 countries, and with the usual negotiation and compromise common to all international agreements.

BY JAMIE CASSELS & ASIMA VEZINA | SEP 26 2019

We must acknowledge the difficulty of the work ahead, but not be deterred by it.

BY FARAH QAISER, FRANK TELFER, KIMBERLY GIRLING, BENSUN FONG, IMOGEN COE & TINA GRUOSSO | SEP 13 2019

Science is rarely a key issue during federal elections – and we think this needs to change.

BY JEFFREY SACHS | SEP 10 2019

The definition adopted from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is alarmingly vague and easily misinterpreted.

BY JULIE TALBOT & JULIEN ARSENAULT | SEP 05 2019

Researchers are keen to travel abroad but air transport makes a significant contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions.

BY CHERYL FOY | AUG 29 2019

In a world of increasing legal risks and fiduciary obligations, it is difficult to understand why a university would do without one.

BY RYAN BULLOCK | AUG 21 2019

The blinded review process, paired with our snide internet culture, encourages boorish and unethical behaviour.

BY KATHLEEN BORTOLIN | AUG 13 2019

We have to start being more intentional and transparent in promoting and celebrating empathy, inclusivity and kindness on our campuses.

BY BETH ARCHER-KUHN & DERRICK RANCOURT | AUG 05 2019

Explicitly teaching graduate students project management – a skill set they typically learn through trial and error – could mean better research and employability.

BY STEFAN LESLIE & HEATHER DESSERUD | JUL 31 2019

To find value in scientific research, we need to understand and respect the social environment in which it occurs.