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BY ANQI SHEN | July 08 2019

The centre, hosted by Ryerson University, has an ambitious mandate that includes funding and evaluating new approaches to skills development.

In the offices of an arts and cultural hub in Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood, a handful of staff of the Continue reading are settling into their new jobs. In February, it was announced that Ryerson University won the bid to host the FSC – not to be conf...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/future-skills-centre-looks-at-scaling-up-best-practices-for-canadas-workforce/
Features
BY RANDY BOYAGODA | June 28 2019

The campus novel is fiction for our times, but the best of the genre is timeless.

Media Scan
BY NATALIE SAMSON | May 30 2019
Globe and Mail Continue reading U Sports promotes gender equity through policy, but does not...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/media-scan/headlines-for-may-30-2019/
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BY ANQI SHEN | May 29 2019

The new panel appointed by the Council of Canadian Academies will be chaired by former University of Calgary president Elizabeth Cannon.

A distinguished panel of Canadian higher education experts will come together to address a question of long-standing concern: “What are the main challenges that PhD students in Canada face in transitioning to the labour market, and how do these differ by field of study?” Their final report, whic...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/expert-panel-to-address-challenges-phd-graduates-face-entering-the-labour-market/
Graduate Matters
BY LIZ KOBLYK | May 24 2019

Realistically, how much time can you devote to skills development?

If you’re convinced that you have no skills other than research and teaching, I suggest you read the Graduate Matters post on Continue reading b...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/graduate-matters/prioritize-the-skills-you-want-to-develop/
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BY ANQI SHEN | May 10 2019
TheRecord.com Continue reading Wilfrid Laurier University is the recipient of n...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/media-scan/headlines-for-may-10-2019/
Careers Café
BY LIZ KOBLYK | April 22 2019

Sitting on a board can help develop your ability to handle situations of accountability without authority.

When I worked with staff at the University of Waterloo, the clients I met with who transitioned from non-managerial roles to managerial ones often had something in common – and it wasn’t a love of management books. It was experience on a non-profit board of governors. Maybe a managerial role ...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/careers-cafe/branch-out-your-career-path-by-sitting-on-a-board/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | April 18 2019

“The traits and abilities which make medical science liaisons successful are the same that make a successful doctoral or postdoctoral scientist,” says the founder of Meristem Health.

Medical affairs is an exciting career field for PhDs, particularly for those with backgrounds in biological and medical sciences. This can include working as a medical science liaison (MSL). Over the past few months, Maren Wood and I have https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/how-one-canadian-non-profit-provides-phds-with-valuable-work-experience-in-medical-affairs/
Media Scan
BY TARA SIEBARTH | April 16 2019
Hamilton Spectator Continue reading Hamilton researchers have discovered "kingpin" cells that or...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/media-scan/headlines-for-april-16-2019/