Our emphasis on boutique funding programs, rather than open discovery science, hampers our prospects.
Researchers and funders are increasingly focusing on how to prepare for a changed – and changing – climate.
Scientists have found that urban animals are not just adapting their behaviours, but changing at a genetic level compared to their country cousins.
Clusters are often described as prioritizing interdisciplinary collaboration, but that comes with its own unique set of challenges.
A new Wellcome Trust sponsored survey will hopefully bring about some positive change in the field.
87 percent of students say university has so far met or exceeded their expectations, according to the Canadian University Survey Consortium.
Barbie’s You Can Be Anything campaign matches girls up with female mentors excelling in male-dominated fields.
“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.”
To find value in scientific research, we need to understand and respect the social environment in which it occurs.
Canadian researchers offered a sneak peek of some of the results at Congress in Vancouver.
Mona Nemer is creating a new youth advisory council of people aged 18 to 30 from a range of backgrounds.
Systemic racism is in the very foundations of universities; its influence is insidious and persistent.
“We’ve named more new dinosaurs in the last 20 years than in the previous 150,” says one researcher.
Canada’s “queen of giraffes” – denied tenure because she was a woman, despite her groundbreaking research – finally gets the recognition she deserves.
The political and persuasive significance of being intentionally hard to understand.
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.
The top three presentations at this year’s 3-Minute Thesis competition tackled chemotherapy, oil pipelines, and asphalt.
We can’t apply knowledge that we don’t have. And to have knowledge, we must create, reveal or discover it.
Many journals publish research that is based on the treatment of wild animals that would never be allowed in a laboratory setting.
Research-creation involves researchers who are also pursuing creative activities such as music, dance or design.