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.
Researchers and funders are increasingly focusing on how to prepare for a changed – and changing – climate.
Many universities lack adequate policies on how to deal with cyberbullying, leading to real-life consequences for some targeted academics.
Clusters are often described as prioritizing interdisciplinary collaboration, but that comes with its own unique set of challenges.
Two recent cases from the U.S. throw into sharp relief just how critical institutional autonomy is for academic freedom.
Science is rarely a key issue during federal elections – and we think this needs to change.
The poor rate of innovation among Canadian firms relates to factors well beyond the scope of research partnerships.
The centre, hosted by Ryerson University, has an ambitious mandate that includes funding and evaluating new approaches to skills development.
A successful career in STEM, combined with fulfilling parenting, should be sustainable.
Research-creation involves researchers who are also pursuing creative activities such as music, dance or design.
Or so says David Naylor, if the country wants to fulfill the promise of the fundamental science review.
The new panel appointed by the Council of Canadian Academies will be chaired by former University of Calgary president Elizabeth Cannon.
But, as with all university rankings, the question remains: what does it really mean?
Psychology professor Rajiv Jhangiani made the leap from international student to international stage as a tireless champion of open education practices.
The way HEQCO chose to communicate the results of its recent Skills Assessment Pilot Studies is a perfect example of cargo cult policy research.
The Magna Charta Universitatum is being used across the world to shape, guide and defend university values.