Unlike specialists who possess depth in one area and generalists who have breadth but no depth, “versatilists” are the best of both worlds.
Chronic procrastination is on the rise, say experts, and appears to be prevalent among academics. We really should get around to doing something about it.
On their way to graduation, PhD students become converts to the Church of Knowledge. But this secular church is in need of reformation.
Her biggest piece of advice? You absolutely must take the lead for yourself.
Seven academics reflect on the moment they realized the world had changed.
Rebecca Maymon of Adoc Talent Management explains how the PhD employment landscape is shifting.
The scholar’s latest book is not only the culmination of a career spent examining the ethics of biotechnology, it’s a call to action for the rest of us get in on the conversation.
The University of Toronto G2G Peer Advisors provide graduate students with practical conflict resolution and communication advice.
In this program, Indigenous PhD students receive a stipend, teaching experience, faculty mentor and time to complete their dissertation.
Queen’s University terrorism researcher Amarnath Amarasingam is no stranger to intersectoral strife.
For me, podcasting is a way to continue the conversation with my students and bring my research to unexpected new audiences.
“Throughout grad school, I always thought about how I could leverage my research, writing, analytical, and communication skills if an academic job never panned out.”
What was your first post-PhD job?My first job was a policy analyst position for Northern Policy Institute, a think tank focused on providing evidence-based solutions for northern Ontario. I sta...
I can be an effective scholar and leader only if I am healthy both physically and mentally.
Within academia, the professional editor is considered to be an outside, unknown and potentially dangerous entity.
You do not have to accept the labour conditions that have become the norm in universities, even if you are passionate about research and teaching.
This column is being relaunched, the first post takes a unique look at some of the issues that affect contingent faculty.
Many universities lack adequate policies on how to deal with cyberbullying, leading to real-life consequences for some targeted academics.