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BY CRESO SÁ | July 20 2022

Why is the federal government still throwing money and resources at this project?

BY CRESO SÁ | March 29 2022

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.

BY MAXIME BILODEAU | March 01 2022

Whether they like it or not, Canadian institutions will have to address the issue of cybersecurity – before it’s too late.

BY KARI ZACHARIAS & KETRA SCHMITT | December 03 2021

Instead of relying on a ‘technological fix,’ we need to ask what drives students to cheat in the first place.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | November 16 2021

Alleged assaults at Western prompted policy reviews across Ontario, but it’s unclear what changes will come from them.

BY ÉMILE BÉRUBÉ-LUPIEN & PASCALE CASTONGUAY | October 13 2021

When it comes to universities offering French-language programs outside Quebec, Laurentian’s problems are just the tip of the iceberg.

BY CRESO SÁ | October 08 2021

We need to put aside our preconceived notions about how universities should be run, to better assess where we need to make improvements.

BY EVA VOINIGESCU | June 15 2021

‘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.’

BY CRESO SÁ | June 14 2021

As it was not tasked with offering recommendations, the report’s conclusions are understandably generic and understated.

BY MAXWELL J. SMITH, JUSTINE A. DRYBURGH, IVY DUONG & JACOB J. SHELLEY | May 26 2021

Experts in ethics and law examine the issues that should be considered when making the decision.

BY DAVID KENT | April 30 2021

The current process for material transfer agreements involves way too much paperwork and puts unnecessary stress on both researchers and technology transfer offices.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | April 01 2021

After consultations and approval from its new board of governors, Western University’s ‘founding college’ will apply for autonomy to grant its own degrees.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | March 30 2021

How the Indigenous-led think tank is forging its own path through community, not competition.

BY CRESO SÁ | February 01 2021

As the 2021 federal budget looms, the time of “made-in-Canada Silicon Valleys” has passed.

BY LESLEY EVANS OGDEN | October 21 2020

More dads are taking time to be with their families, but policies and supports still have a long way to go.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | September 23 2020

Speaking to Parliamentarians last month about universities’ response to COVID-19, university presidents asked for support for international students and continued emergency research funding.

BY CRESO SÁ | September 22 2020

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.

BY DOUGLAS MORRIS | July 17 2020

Eliminating bureaucracy is not possible, but paying attention to simple guidelines for best practice can go a long way towards reducing its expansion.

BY PAUL JENKINS | July 06 2020

Good governance is about roles and responsibilities, and the accountable execution of those roles and responsibilities.

BY CRESO SÁ | June 05 2020

COVID-19 has caused the academic community to be very reactionary, but research is fundamentally a long-term process.