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BY SAUL CARLINER | NOV 27 2018

What is the purpose of an internship, and how does it differ from basic schooling?

BY CHRISTINE DAIGLE | NOV 20 2018

Why do hiring committees appear to favour graduates from big-league universities?

BY PAMELA E. KLASSEN | NOV 08 2018

Part-time and summer jobs can be valuable sources of experiential learning and critical thinking for students.

BY JULIA EASTMAN | OCT 26 2018

It’s up to all of us, with a bit of mutual understanding, to stem the tide of increasing regulation at Canada’s universities.

BY MOHAMMAD-REZA GHOVANLOO | OCT 25 2018

Why researchers are studying cannabis for promising anti-seizure medication.

BY TERENCE MCLEAN | OCT 19 2018

Or, to quote Gord Downie, “I’m not going to do the dancing bear!”

BY STEPHEN WATT | OCT 15 2018

We need to refocus and intensify our efforts on math education if Canada is to compete internationally.

BY KAREN ROBSON & REANA MAIER | OCT 08 2018

A phenomenon called “ethics creep” is discouraging researchers rather than protecting study participants.

BY SUSAN PORTER & LISA YOUNG | SEP 24 2018

A new taskforce report by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies says it’s time to rethink the PhD.

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

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

BY SHARI GRAYDON | SEP 11 2018

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

BY CHRISTOPHER BUDDLE | AUG 31 2018

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

BY CHELSEA JONES | AUG 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 | AUG 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 | JUL 31 2018

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

BY JULIA EASTMAN | JUL 24 2018

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

BY CATARINA FERREIRA & CORNELYA KLÜTSCH | JUL 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 | JUL 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 | JUL 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 | JUL 04 2018

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