Why is the federal government still throwing money and resources at this project?
If the vaunted features of science that are used rhetorically to promote and justify its status as an aid to international affairs are truly valued, it would be precisely in the most trying circumstances that science diplomacy should remain a viable alternative.
Whether they like it or not, Canadian institutions will have to address the issue of cybersecurity – before it’s too late.
Instead of relying on a ‘technological fix,’ we need to ask what drives students to cheat in the first place.
Alleged assaults at Western prompted policy reviews across Ontario, but it’s unclear what changes will come from them.
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.