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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.


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.


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.