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BY KERRY BANKS | May 18 2022

UBC’s Pieter Cullis is gaining wider recognition for the discovery of a ‘delivery system’ used in mRNA technology.

BY KERRY BANKS | March 16 2022

Elizabeth Clare’s work could help transform the way scientists study and monitor animal biodiversity around the world.

BY BECKY RYNOR | January 11 2022

Marine biologist Shane Gero studies how sperm whales live. Now he wants to know what they are talking about.

BY LESLEY EVANS OGDEN | December 09 2021

The ‘Flip the Script’ program she developed is having an impact on campuses in Canada and internationally.


“I’m 48, I’m Black and I work in IT. That they chose me says a lot about the values of Université de Montréal.”


The York assistant professor and author of From the Ashes says he has a responsibility to those who suffer from addiction, and to his former self, to tell his story of homelessness and redemption.

BY JENNIFER POLK | June 16 2020

That’s the plan, says Gavan Watson of Memorial University, in a Q&A.

BY KAT ESCHNER | May 20 2020

The scholar’s latest book is not only the culmination of a career spent examining the ethics of biotechnology, it’s a call to action for the rest of us get in on the conversation.

BY KERRY BANKS | April 15 2020

PhD candidate Genevieve von Petzinger has scoured ancient rock art to create the world’s largest database of early abstract symbols – but what do they mean?


A Q&A with the former federal health minister on her return to academia as dean of health sciences at Queen’s University.

BY ALEX V. GREEN | February 05 2020

University of Victoria’s chair of transgender studies and founder of the Transgender Archives is on a mission to collect and celebrate works by transgender people for transgender people.

BY MARK CARDWELL | January 22 2020

Queen’s University terrorism researcher Amarnath Amarasingam is no stranger to intersectoral strife.

BY JENNIFER POLK | December 13 2019

“Throughout grad school, I always thought about how I could leverage my research, writing, analytical, and communication skills if an academic job never panned out.”

BY JENNIFER POLK | November 01 2019

You do not have to accept the labour conditions that have become the norm in universities, even if you are passionate about research and teaching.

BY DIANE PETERS | June 26 2019

Canada’s “queen of giraffes” – denied tenure because she was a woman, despite her groundbreaking research – finally gets the recognition she deserves.

BY BECKY RYNOR | June 05 2019

The filmmaker and founder of York University’s Stereoscopic 3D Lab picked up the Governor General’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Visual and Media Arts earlier this year.

BY MEGAN JENKINS | May 14 2019

For her thesis project, education grad Meghan Parker made an autobiographical graphic novel that argues for drawing to be recognized as a mode of scholarship.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | February 01 2019

Undeterred by her firing as Ontario’s chief scientist, U of T’s Dr. Shoichet continues to champion science outreach and collaboration.

BY PAT RICH | August 09 2017

The U of Ottawa biophysicist, whose daring research has attracted worldwide attention, values creativity above all else.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 25 2017

The outgoing vice-provost, students, is taking up a new post at Sheridan College.