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BY UA/AU | February 24 2021

We are publishing regular updates on the situation facing Canada’s universities with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BY CRISTINA D’AMICO & MICHAL KASPRZAK | February 12 2021

Whether you are an academic-in-waiting or seeking a non-academic career, it is important to reflect on and show off the breadth of your teaching experience.

BY ANDRIJANA BURAZIN, VESELIN JUNGIĆ & MIROSLAV LOVRIĆ | February 05 2021

I know you’re stressed, but so am I. We all need to show a little understanding, patience and co-operation.

BY SHAUNA SYLVESTER | February 03 2021

How could we provide an intense, cohort-based experiential learning course online? Don’t even try, some said, but we’re glad we did.

BY ALLISON MULLIN | February 02 2021

An instructor and student reflect on the importance of making courses more accessible for those with disabilities.

BY JACK BAUER | January 29 2021

It can’t be stressed enough: fundamental research provides an essential base of knowledge on which applied research depends.

BY KIM HELLMANS, SONIA TANGUAY, SARAH TODD & MICHELLE BAULCH | January 25 2021

This model can be employed at any institution and can be used by instructors in their response to student requests for informal course accommodations.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | January 25 2021

Tips for giving effective conference presentations during the pandemic.

BY STEPHANIE DUPLEY & KRISTA KELLY | January 21 2021

Tips for grad students on how to be productive as possible while working remotely.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | January 20 2021

The goals of what we’re doing haven’t changed, but the how of what we’re doing certainly has.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | January 19 2021

With a Coast Salish design and modern fit, the new academic robes honour Kim Baird, the first Indigenous woman to serve as chancellor at the institution.

BY MICHAEL O’SHEA & LEPING MOU | January 18 2021

An analysis of written communications related to COVID-19 at colleges and universities in China, Canada, and the United States during the first six months of the pandemic.

BY DINUKA GUNARATNE | January 15 2021

This has been a journey of resilience and making the best out of a weird situation.

BY BRAD SAFFER | January 08 2021

A flexible approach to teaching and learning – whether that’s onsite or remote – is now integral to delivering uninterrupted learning.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF & ANDRÉANNE APABLAZA | January 06 2021

7 international students on how they’re managing a year of online learning.

BY UA/AU | December 31 2020

As an eventful 2020 comes to an end, here are the stories and issues that shaped the year in Canadian higher education. Stories that made 2020 Flight 752: a terrible start to the year While the pandemic has been uppermost in most people’s minds in 2020, the new year began with another unimaginable tragedy: the death of all 176 passengers and […]

BY MEGAN DOUGLAS | December 30 2020

Here are three ways Canadian universities can do more to help.

BY JESSICA RIDDELL | December 23 2020

How do we make sense of what has happened, and how do we move forward towards a post-COVID world?

BY BRIAN OWENS | December 09 2020

Money was disbursed quickly, researchers stepped up, but some adjustments had to be made along the way.

BY DAVID KENT | December 02 2020

While the advantages of preprint servers are numerous, researchers need to be very clear about the fact that these findings have not been formally assessed by the scientific community.