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BY ALEXANDER CLARK & BAILEY SOUSA | January 17 2022

As you contemplate 2022, move your learning zone from that which is easy to what is hard: learning about yourself.

BY MIYUKI ARAI & MICHAELA PETERS | January 14 2022

A team of students from diverse cultures, abilities, fields of study and experiences is helping the university to advance its intercultural development goals.

BY SAMANTHA CHANG, CRISTINA D’AMICO & MICHAL KASPRZAK | January 10 2022

Educational development is an alt-ac career that leverages teaching experience and ‘enhances the work of colleges and universities, with a focus on teaching and learning.’

BY HEATHER MCALPINE | January 07 2022

While the series highlights many of the problems currently facing university English departments, it offers very few solutions.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | December 15 2021

Universities must plan how and when to use AI for training.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | December 15 2021

How to create global coherence and internal alignment in your research grant applications.

BY JENNIFER WOODSIDE, DINUKA GUNARATNE & LAUREN BRODERICK | December 13 2021

Career centres are well-equipped to support international students in developing a sense of identity and purpose.

BY ADAM CRYMBLE | December 10 2021

How can universities make applicants feel safe enough to be themselves online?

BY DAVID KENT | December 06 2021

It is incumbent on scientists to make sure that the ‘loudest’ research isn’t the only stuff we read.

BY CATHERINE E. HUNDLEBY & STEPHANIE DUPLEY | November 19 2021

A faculty member collaborated with campus career services to deliver an experiential learning option to PhD students with diverse backgrounds.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | November 15 2021

There is reason to believe that shorter, competency-based programs will play an important role in the university landscape in the coming years.

BY LYNN WALDER | November 12 2021

Companies need to define this role as its own standalone position in order to successfully integrate them on the team.

BY ALAA ALSAAFIN, KEVIN KUANG, MARIA MERCADO, NANA LEE & REINHART REITHMEIER | November 11 2021

Making sure your program content is curated to your specific audience is key.

BY BAILEY SOUSA & ALEXANDER CLARK | November 08 2021

The time-work conundrum means you’ll never feel in control of your work or time but that’s okay – it’s what you do that matters most.

BY BLANE HARVEY, ALAIN BOURQUE, YING SYUAN HUANG & ANNE DEBRABANDERE | November 05 2021

COVID-19 has forced academic conferencing online. As we emerge from the pandemic, we mustn’t return to the ‘old normal.’

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | November 02 2021

Make sure you are presenting your methods in a logical order, and if you can, try and paint a verbal picture.

BY KATHERINE BELISLE | November 01 2021

An interview with winners of McGill University’s Three Minute Thesis and Ma thèse en 180 secondes competitions.

BY KIM SOLGA | October 29 2021

Academic editing can provide kinship and learning, not just judgment followed by celebration or tears.

BY KATHLEEN BORTOLIN | October 28 2021

Determine early on, with a sort of resolve that you may have to fake at first, that you are absolutely worthy and so is your work.

BY GABRIELLE BREWER | October 18 2021

Universities need to offer more opportunities and resources to the 80 per cent of graduate students who will not end up as tenure track professors.