Experts say the ‘cash cow’ narrative belies policy challenges that need to be addressed.
‘We are cautiously optimistic that we are entering the recovery phase,’ one comptroller says.
The 2021 National Building Reconciliation Forum provided an opportunity to identify the work that remains to be done at universities.
If participating postsecondary institutions don’t meet their targets by the end of 2029, the number of research chairs they receive will be cut.
Report offers guide for ongoing discussions as NSERC embarks on strategic 2030 planning.
“I think it’s provoked a change in the way we actually teach. Hopefully, it’s going in a direction of being more engaging and interactive.”
By proposing an update to traditional criteria for evaluating applications, the declaration asks the research community to rethink its approach.
Projects are prime opportunities for stimulating economic recovery, says Universities Canada president.
Ontario unveils its new funding formula for colleges and universities as Alberta mulls its own PBF scheme.
Universities mark the first anniversary of the plane crash in Iran that killed 176 people, many connected to Canada’s academic community.
The 15 teams chosen for the Canadian Space Agency’s CubeSat program have until this fall to get their designs ready for a 2021 launch.
The provincial budget hits students hard as universities adjust to a leaner financial future.
As firms like Uber and Airbnb become ubiquitous, Canadian academics struggle to find reliable data to analyze how the “digital platform economy” affects labour and policy-making.
The university’s initiative is one of a patchwork of such programs across the country.
For visually impaired students, a lack of accessible learning materials “creates enormous barriers to success.”
One program, Knowledge Makers, was recently recognized with the Alan Blizzard Award for excellence in teaching collaboration.
A number of pilot projects are trying to encourage intergenerational co-housing in cities big and small.
Students, researchers and charitable organizations are mobilizing to find solutions to improve food security.
Canada’s newest Nobel laureate discusses the challenges of explaining her work, dealing with the sudden attention, and what to say to the Queen of Sweden.
Pseudo-science “erodes our critical thinking, and that might be the most serious damage in the long run,” says one professor.