When it comes to universities offering French-language programs outside Quebec, Laurentian’s problems are just the tip of the iceberg.
We need to put aside our preconceived notions about how universities should be run, to better assess where we need to make improvements.
‘We need to change the culture so that well-documented data, metadata and code are considered to be as valuable as a … published journal article.’
As it was not tasked with offering recommendations, the report’s conclusions are understandably generic and understated.
Experts in ethics and law examine the issues that should be considered when making the decision.
The current process for material transfer agreements involves way too much paperwork and puts unnecessary stress on both researchers and technology transfer offices.
After consultations and approval from its new board of governors, Western University’s ‘founding college’ will apply for autonomy to grant its own degrees.
How the Indigenous-led think tank is forging its own path through community, not competition.
As the 2021 federal budget looms, the time of “made-in-Canada Silicon Valleys” has passed.
More dads are taking time to be with their families, but policies and supports still have a long way to go.
Speaking to Parliamentarians last month about universities’ response to COVID-19, university presidents asked for support for international students and continued emergency research funding.
A closer look at the four recommendations from Ontario’s expert panel on intellectual property, created to assess the commercialization activities of higher-education institutions.
Eliminating bureaucracy is not possible, but paying attention to simple guidelines for best practice can go a long way towards reducing its expansion.
Good governance is about roles and responsibilities, and the accountable execution of those roles and responsibilities.
COVID-19 has caused the academic community to be very reactionary, but research is fundamentally a long-term process.
A potentially interesting approach would be to consider substantially less standardization in the metrics that assess academic institutions.
Major crises provide windows of opportunity for change.
Collaboration distributes resources among academic institutions, creating conditions for partnerships, sharing and attention to diverse needs.
The Liberals claim that “science is at the centre of everything the government does” – yet all we have seen and heard are symbolic gestures and feel-good rhetoric.
Approaches to the controversial policy varied across the province, leaving some postsecondary institutions worse off than others.