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BY JOHN BERGERON & KATHLEEN DICKSON | November 12 2019

Our emphasis on boutique funding programs, rather than open discovery science, hampers our prospects.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | October 30 2019

Researchers and funders are increasingly focusing on how to prepare for a changed – and changing – climate.

BY KERRY BANKS | October 22 2019

Scientists have found that urban animals are not just adapting their behaviours, but changing at a genetic level compared to their country cousins.

BY CRESO SÁ | October 21 2019

Clusters are often described as prioritizing interdisciplinary collaboration, but that comes with its own unique set of challenges.

BY DAVID KENT | October 10 2019

A new Wellcome Trust sponsored survey will hopefully bring about some positive change in the field.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | October 07 2019

87 percent of students say university has so far met or exceeded their expectations, according to the Canadian University Survey Consortium.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 01 2019

Barbie’s You Can Be Anything campaign matches girls up with female mentors excelling in male-dominated fields.

BY ERIKA THORKELSON | September 18 2019

“Acknowledging that [Indigenous communities] have sovereignty over the material and that it is indeed not yours is one of the key things we’re trying to promote in the work that we’re doing with the archival community.”

BY STEFAN LESLIE & HEATHER DESSERUD | July 31 2019

To find value in scientific research, we need to understand and respect the social environment in which it occurs.

BY KERRY BANKS | July 30 2019

Canadian researchers offered a sneak peek of some of the results at Congress in Vancouver.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | July 04 2019

Mona Nemer is creating a new youth advisory council of people aged 18 to 30 from a range of backgrounds.

BY JASMEET BAHIA | July 02 2019

Systemic racism is in the very foundations of universities; its influence is insidious and persistent.

BY KERRY BANKS | July 01 2019

“We’ve named more new dinosaurs in the last 20 years than in the previous 150,” says one researcher.

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 LETITIA HENVILLE | June 18 2019

The political and persuasive significance of being intentionally hard to understand.

BY KERRY BANKS | June 14 2019

In the 1950s, the Prairies were a hub for psychedelic science. Some 60 years later, Canadian researchers are showing a renewed interest in the therapeutic use of psychedelics.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | June 11 2019

The top three presentations at this year’s 3-Minute Thesis competition tackled chemotherapy, oil pipelines, and asphalt.

BY JULIA BOUGHNER | June 11 2019

We can’t apply knowledge that we don’t have. And to have knowledge, we must create, reveal or discover it.

BY TIM LOUGHEED | June 10 2019

Many journals publish research that is based on the treatment of wild animals that would never be allowed in a laboratory setting.

BY BRYN WILLIAMS-JONES, FRANÇOIS-JOSEPH LAPOINTE, PHILIPPE GAUTHIER, CYNTHIA NOURY, MARIANNE CLOUTIER & MARIE-CHRISTINE ROY | June 04 2019

Research-creation involves researchers who are also pursuing creative activities such as music, dance or design.