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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.

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.