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Collective effort focused on holding companies in which universities invest, accountable and achieve sustainability goals.

BY DIANE PETERS | May 05 2021

Researchers won’t have to leave the country to perform experiments that allow them to see inside materials.

BY KERRY BANKS | May 04 2021

Not only is it a myth that Canada has an abundance of readily accessible water, say researchers, but we’re poorly managing what we do have.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | March 31 2021

Additional country-wide lab infrastructure and training capacity will allow researchers to be ‘ready to go.’


To tackle the world’s biggest problems, ‘we’re going to need our government and scientists working together.’

BY NATALIE SAMSON | March 11 2021

Using portable 3D scanners, a team of professors and graduate students created a new database that attempts to replicate the hands-on experience of identifying fossils and other specimens.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | February 24 2021

Universities are turning to the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals as a blueprint for achieving a better and more prosperous world.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | February 04 2021

With three shows in development, the Amplify network aims to bring peer-reviewed podcasts to the public.

BY DIANE PETERS | January 27 2021

New expert report from the Council of Canadian Academies finds a growing number of doctoral graduates in Canada is having trouble transitioning to the labour market.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | January 26 2021

The new online portal makes it simple to find research projects and contact primary investigators nationwide.

BY UA/AU | December 31 2020

As an eventful 2020 comes to an end, here are the stories and issues that shaped the year in Canadian higher education. Stories that made 2020 Flight 752: a terrible start to the year While the pandemic has been uppermost in most people’s minds in 2020, the new year began with another unimaginable tragedy: the death of all 176 passengers and […]

BY TIM KENYON | December 28 2020

Take the opportunity to try different publishing avenues, change the course of your research or recognize that all scholars run into a slowdown at some point in their career – this does not make you a failure.

BY BECKY RYNOR | November 24 2020

For Canada to succeed in curbing COVID-19, all communities need to succeed, says Brock University president and co-investigator Gervan Fearon.

BY KERRY BANKS | October 28 2020

Chronic procrastination is on the rise, say experts, and appears to be prevalent among academics. We really should get around to doing something about it.

BY KERRY BANKS | October 27 2020

Researchers are using drones, geolocation and other cutting-edge tools to follow hard-to-study animals in their natural habitats.

BY MICHAEL DAVIES-VENN | October 26 2020

Failure by the group’s membership to include a wider range of voices is a serious error for an inquiry of such global import.


Foreign hackers are prying into COVID-19 research from around the world, and Canadian universities are not immune.

BY DIANE PETERS | October 14 2020

Researchers expect big things if and when dependable quantum computing becomes a reality, and they are eager to ensure that the country is well-positioned to play a meaningful part.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | October 13 2020

Instructors recreate campus laboratories and class field trips with at-home lab kits.


It is likely the tsunami of research triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic will generate its fair share of conflicts related to the confidentiality of research data and intellectual property.