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In my opinion

BY ANDRE COSTOPOULOS | NOV 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 | NOV 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 | NOV 13 2017

Are Canadian students up to the task?

BY JULIA M. WRIGHT | NOV 06 2017

Canada is hemorrhaging early career research capacity.

BY PAUL AXELROD | NOV 01 2017

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

BY OLDRICH BUBAK | OCT 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 | OCT 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 | OCT 17 2017

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

BY JOHN BERGERON | OCT 11 2017

It is nearly impossible for talented early career researchers – especially women – to obtain stable funding to operate their labs.

BY KATHLEEN GALLAGHER | SEP 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 | SEP 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 | SEP 18 2017

We advocate for a harmonized intellectual property policy based on the creator-owned model.

BY DOMINIK STECULA | SEP 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 | SEP 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.

BY ANDRE COSTOPOULOS | AUG 25 2017

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 | AUG 24 2017

Copyright monitoring and enforcement would be an onerous and complex task for universities.

BY RYAN BURNS | AUG 21 2017

Educate yourself, embrace activism, donate your time, and more.

BY AMEIL J. JOSEPH | AUG 16 2017

We cannot sit passively by and let the seeds of hatred that have been sown to flourish.

BY THOMAS MERRITT | AUG 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 | AUG 03 2017

“Extremism is now startlingly pervasive, politically poisonous, and requires constant repudiation.”