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BY SHAUNA MCGINN | November 12 2019

Approaches to the controversial policy varied across the province, leaving some postsecondary institutions worse off than others.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | October 30 2019

Researchers and funders are increasingly focusing on how to prepare for a changed – and changing – climate.

BY CHRISTINA FRANGOU | October 23 2019

Many universities lack adequate policies on how to deal with cyberbullying, leading to real-life consequences for some targeted academics.

BY CRESO SÁ | October 21 2019

Clusters are often described as prioritizing interdisciplinary collaboration, but that comes with its own unique set of challenges.

BY SHANNON DEA | October 17 2019

Two recent cases from the U.S. throw into sharp relief just how critical institutional autonomy is for academic freedom.

BY FARAH QAISER, FRANK TELFER, KIMBERLY GIRLING, BENSUN FONG, IMOGEN COE & TINA GRUOSSO | September 13 2019

Science is rarely a key issue during federal elections – and we think this needs to change.

BY CRESO SÁ | September 12 2019

The poor rate of innovation among Canadian firms relates to factors well beyond the scope of research partnerships.

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.

BY CORINNE MAURICE, KATHERINE AMATO, JOEL ZYLBERBERG & GABRIELA SCHLAU-COHEN | June 13 2019

A successful career in STEM, combined with fulfilling parenting, should be sustainable.

BY BRYN WILLIAMS-JONES, FRANÇOIS-JOSEPH LAPOINTE, PHILIPPE GAUTHIER, CYNTHIA NOURY, MARIANNE CLOUTIER & MARIE-CHRISTINE ROY | June 04 2019

Research-creation involves researchers who are also pursuing creative activities such as music, dance or design.

BY TIM LOUGHEED | June 03 2019

Or so says David Naylor, if the country wants to fulfill the promise of the fundamental science review.

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.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | April 29 2019

But, as with all university rankings, the question remains: what does it really mean?

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | April 03 2019

Psychology professor Rajiv Jhangiani made the leap from international student to international stage as a tireless champion of open education practices.

BY CRESO SÁ | March 14 2019

The way HEQCO chose to communicate the results of its recent Skills Assessment Pilot Studies is a perfect example of cargo cult policy research.

BY PATRICK DEANE | February 22 2019

The Magna Charta Universitatum is being used across the world to shape, guide and defend university values.

BY EDMUND ADAM | February 14 2019

Linking universities to the UN’s sustainable development goals will draw greater scrutiny to higher education, for better or worse.

BY ANQI SHEN | January 30 2019

A study of six research-intensive universities finds that government regulation and accountability measures have been increasing across five provinces.

BY LIETTE VASSEUR | January 28 2019

A new UNESCO recommendation sets guidelines regarding the working conditions of researchers and the environment required for science to be conducted in an ethical manner.

BY CRESO SÁ | January 25 2019

With a federal election looming later this year, here are a few suggestions to bolster science, skills and innovation.