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BY SHIREEN AHMED | January 17 2019

The updated policy broadly supports the inclusion of trans athletes in university sport, but critics still have some concerns.

BY BRIAN OWENS | January 15 2019

Final applications are due February 7, just weeks after inaugural competition was launched.

BY NORMAND LABRIE | January 09 2019

The Université de l’Ontario français is the culmination of a long struggle on the part of the province’s francophone community.

BY EVA POMEROY | December 27 2018

Learning in community is linked to better academic performance and gains in skill, competence and knowledge as well as overall satisfaction with university experience.

BY CRESO SÁ | December 17 2018

They might have been able to better back their initial position by problem solving with the budding francophone university in face of budget constraints.

BY CRESO SÁ | November 16 2018

The different interests and needs of each jurisdiction mean there is a range of funding schemes with disparate aims, formats and objectives.

BY CRESO SÁ | October 12 2018

There are fundamental questions that we should be considering about the role and format of science advice in this country.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | October 09 2018

University groups also call for the next federal budget to include additional help for Indigenous students and more support for study-abroad opportunities.

BY KAREN ROBSON & REANA MAIER | October 08 2018

A phenomenon called “ethics creep” is discouraging researchers rather than protecting study participants.

BY TIM LOUGHEED | September 28 2018

The Science Meets Parliament event will take place on Parliament Hill to coincide with annual science policy conference in Ottawa.

BY SHARI GRAYDON | September 11 2018

A recent study finds evidence that thoughtful, persuasive commentary by academics can shift the debate and affect policy.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | August 15 2018

As SIF-funded projects wind down, a look at where the funding was distributed by project, institution and province.

BY DIANE PETERS | August 07 2018

A pooled plan, with an estimated $8 billion in assets, would allow for greater flexibility in terms of investments.

BY CRESO SÁ | August 03 2018

We need to move away from facile handwaving and towards a culture of evidence-based argumentation.

BY CRESO SÁ | July 04 2018

With a controversial pick leading the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, don’t hold your breath on big ideas or transformative change for the sector.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | June 19 2018

Quebec’s universities will see their operating grants increase under a new funding policy that uses a simplified calculation formula.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | March 29 2018

24 researchers will soon join Canadian universities from institutions around the world – many of them expats looking for a way home.

BY CRESO SÁ | March 29 2018

The nature of universities as organizations helps explain why so much symbolic management takes place when they are faced with thorny subjects.

BY ANQI SHEN | February 28 2018

An injection of $3 billion for research and expressed support for the “next generation of researchers” figures prominently in the federal budget.

BY HELEN MURPHY | February 21 2018

New Zealand’s chief scientist Peter Gluckman was among a trio of advisers offering their insights at the recent AAAS annual meeting.