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BY ALAN SHEPARD | January 04 2018

A public scholars program at Concordia University will help doctoral candidates impart their research in compelling ways to audiences outside academe.

BY JOHN TRANT | December 29 2017

Undergraduate colleagues make you a better researcher and teacher. Here’s how.

BY ROSEANN O’REILLY RUNTE | December 07 2017

Research today is about partnerships and networks to share data and ideas, and to answer the big questions that confront us.

BY MICHAEL J. ARMSTRONG | December 07 2017

It’s exam time. Research suggests that while some students will be pleasantly surprised by how they did on exams, a larger group will falsely believe they did much better on their exams than they did.

BY DANIEL ROBINSON | December 05 2017

It would be a shame if the lesson learned is simply to remove the controversial bits from your course.

BY ANDRE COSTOPOULOS | November 30 2017

We have an assessment system that is designed for our convenience as instructors and administrators, rather than for the learning needs of our students.

BY VIANNE TIMMONS | November 17 2017

Taking steps to ensure that conscious and unconscious bias do not play a role in hiring and promotion does not mean that excellence cannot exist.

BY EDMUND ADAM | November 13 2017

Are Canadian students up to the task?

BY JULIA M. WRIGHT | November 06 2017

Canada is hemorrhaging early career research capacity.

BY PAUL AXELROD | November 01 2017

University leaders concerned about the employability of graduates should sustain academic and curricular diversity, including the liberal arts.

BY OLDRICH BUBAK | October 23 2017

We need to introduce consistency and reliability into the classroom, and place the student experience at the centre of our teaching.

BY SARAH ELAINE EATON | October 18 2017

The second annual International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating is an attempt by universities around the world to raise awareness about students who hire others to do their work.

BY MICHAEL BAUMANN | October 17 2017

Why don’t more students protest against this most universally distressing ritual of university life?

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.


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.