The latest report from the Standing Committee on Science and Research concludes that a serious shake-up is needed to restore French-language science to its former glory in Canada.
As academics experiment with the graphic novel form, their research is reaching – and influencing – new audiences.
A decade ago, Canada was at the forefront of open access publishing. Now critics say those policies are due for a drastic rewrite.
The new, bold position of the U.S. government should be a wake-up call to the changing environment of Canadian academia.
How COVID-19 has transformed the way we publish and report on scientific research.
Strategic investments are needed to support all stakeholders in the transition to research equity.
It is incumbent on scientists to make sure that the ‘loudest’ research isn’t the only stuff we read.
While a fee-for-service system may be justified in a world where transactional exchanges of time and money are commonplace, academic publishing seems to sit outside this because the incentives are not solely monetary.
By proposing an update to traditional criteria for evaluating applications, the declaration asks the research community to rethink its approach.
While the advantages of preprint servers are numerous, researchers need to be very clear about the fact that these findings have not been formally assessed by the scientific community.
Exciting innovations in journal publishing worldwide are leaving us behind in terms of knowledge dissemination.
The global COVID-19 crisis offers universities the ideal pretext to change their practices and rethink their definition of academic work and its value.
Scientific publishing is experiencing major changes these days, with increased production of scientific data, open-access publications and online prepublication. Can these changes last?
Last year, the centre led a historic meeting of research stakeholders that ended with a consensus definition of predatory publishing. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
How controversy, curriculum change and emerging perspectives are shifting the study of Canadian literature.
Ontario’s 2018 budget cuts to French-language services denounced in a collection of poems by Franco-Ontarian academics.
To mark the magazine’s 60th anniversary, current editor Léo Charbonneau sits down with the magazine’s two preceding editors to look back on the issues, events and personalities covered in its pages over the years.
The blinded review process, paired with our snide internet culture, encourages boorish and unethical behaviour.
Canadian publishers produce more than 200 scholarly journals, many bilingual and some more than 100 years old.
While our existing scientific publication system has limited value in this world, the scholarly peer review process is more important than ever.