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In my opinion

BY ADRIANE MACDONALD & NICOLE EVA | FEB 26 2018

And here’s how we can do it.

BY JEFFREY R. SPENCE, DAVID STANLEY & IAN NEWBY-CLARK | FEB 23 2018

Over several years, failed attempts to replicate published studies have caused generally accepted bodies of research to be called into question — or rejected outright.

BY ALAN MACEACHERN | FEB 16 2018

As an ethics body, COPE’s first loyalty is to ethics. But as a membership body, its first loyalty is to its members.

BY JAMES SOUTHWORTH | FEB 13 2018

Op-ed articles help students to learn the important skills of engaging and persuading a reader.

BY REINHART REITHMEIER | FEB 01 2018

This snapshot of employment outcomes confirms that, regardless of their discipline, U of T PhDs are successful in a wide range of careers.

BY KATHLEEN BORTOLIN | JAN 30 2018

Many of us have some idea of where we are supposed to go, but have a less clear sense how to get there.

BY MARC SPOONER | JAN 23 2018

Where the plan goes off track is the system-wide metrics it uses to assess research excellence and impact.

BY JEAN LEBEL | JAN 18 2018

The International Development Research Centre’s response to Valéry Ridde’s opinion piece, “Canada must not abandon its young global health researchers.”

BY VALÉRY RIDDE | JAN 15 2018

We need a consistent policy for funding global health research.

BY ALAN SHEPARD | JAN 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 | DEC 29 2017

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

BY ROSEANN O’REILLY RUNTE | DEC 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 | DEC 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 | DEC 05 2017

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

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.