Nuclear imaging has revolutionized how we diagnose and treat life-threatening diseases. But the technology requires a reliable supply of isotopes to produce the high-quality images. Canada had it, but nearly lost it, throwing the nuclear imaging ﬁeld into crisis. The federal government wants to ensure that doesn’t happen again.
It may not let you forget all your troubles and cares, as Petula Clark once sang, but going downtown is proving popular for many universities.
Ontario’s system isn’t broken, just stressed. Before we try more radical ﬁxes, why not encourage a robust college-university transfer system?
They’ve been called “odd ducks,” “eccentrics” or “little professors.” Now these often brilliant but socially awkward students, diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, are flocking to postsecondary classrooms in greater numbers than ever before. Here’s how faculty are meeting the challenge.
Montrealers who survived horrific human rights abuses lend their voices to an unusual oral history project led by researchers from four Montreal universities.
The experience of poets slash philosophers in academe reveals the growing pains that can accompany shifting disciplinary borders.
Students have been starting up businesses at such a feverish pace that the biggest challenge for universities that house such programs is keeping up with the talent and energy they’ve unleashed.
The status of research-based evidence in the Canadian courts moved up a notch with the resounding Insite decision by the Supreme Court. The implications for social scientists and their work could be profound.
A new book argues for substantial reform to Ontario’s higher-education system, including the introduction of a rare breed of institution in Canada: the teaching-oriented university.
Why some scholars are adopting an educational philosophy that eschews formal lessons and any form of structure – and why others think it could be dangerous.
Oversupply doesn’t begin to describe the labour-market mismatch between newly minted teachers and teaching jobs in Ontario.
June 6, 1911: the day Canada’s universities joined together in a national body.
Canadian faculty are welcomed in many developing countries for their skill in introducing student-centred learning.
No previous governor general of this country has known universities as intimately or as broadly as the one who currently holds the office.
Skills training gives PhD students a boost, whether they ﬁnd work inside or outside academia.
When a university president leaves unexpectedly, the one who’s appointed interim leader assumes a crucial role in preparing the ground for the next president.
A group of female academics, activists and litigators have joined together to literally rewrite Charter equality cases from a feminist perspective.
Watch the progression of the artwork from our August-September cover, as displayed in a tunnel under Concordia University.
Take a tour of some of the new works of art that Canadian universities have commissioned for the public to enjoy.
A single interdisciplinary field would bring new insights and understanding to this very human reality, say proponents, but others aren’t sure it’s necessary.