Photo contests are gaining in popularity as a powerful way to share and promote research.
The evolutionary ecologist made a name for herself with a headline-grabbing discovery early in her career. Now the University of Toronto Scarborough professor is using her platform to support the next generation of Black scientists.
National security agencies are taking a renewed interest in universities and their research in the face of rising geopolitical concerns.
The president and chief executive officer prepares to close the book on 14 years of advocacy for Canadian universities.
The conference returns to its first in-person meeting in four years under the theme of “Reckonings and Re-imaginings.”
As academics experiment with the graphic novel form, their research is reaching – and influencing – new audiences.
Disabled scholars say they often rely on ad hoc agreements to get the accommodations they need to do their jobs. The lack of formal recognition has left many feeling unprotected and unwelcome in the academic workplace.
A decade ago, Canada was at the forefront of open access publishing. Now critics say those policies are due for a drastic rewrite.
Dr. Blackstock reflects on the merits of blending academia and activism.
The pandemic became a rare chance for academic creatives to witness the power of imagination and why it matters.
In the Students as Partners approach, instructors collaborate with students to develop a university course.
Skyrocketing student financial need has called for universities to go beyond the food bank model.
The brainchild of one scholar, the webinar series, The Good and the Bad of Black Grad, has provided a platform for Black academic voices across the country.
There are many lessons learned, but ensuring good university governance is the number one priority.
The search for a systemic response to a growing concern.
A few high-profile cases involving faculty members who may have falsely presented themselves as Indigenous are calling into question the practice of self-identification.
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The pandemic and aging infrastructure have spurred major renovations at university observatories, making them more accessible to the public and to researchers around the globe.
Marie-Hélène Benoit-Otis demystifies the role that music plays in the formation of political discourse.
Renowned scientist Andrée G. Roberge retraces her journey in Canada’s scientific community.