Every year, there are new options for remote conferences, largely due to advances in software.
Researchers are learning more about mechanisms within the brain that account for the placebo effect. They hope to harness its power in the service of modern medicine.
Scholars discover the thrill of bringing research to the courtroom, and the satisfaction in teaching judges how to use it.
In this excerpt from his new book, Anthony Stewart explains why professors from visible minorities can’t help but experience a different, and often less inclusive, world of academe.
We’ve pulled together advice from tech-savvy professors to give you the resources you need to start incorporating social media into your teaching.
Why universities need to prepare doctoral students for careers outside academe
It’s possible to find a course or two in men’s studies on Canadian campuses. But is the subject ready for lift-off?
With devices like the Kindle now available in Canada, e-textbooks are poised to push out traditional paper books – or are they?
Toronto’s Baher Abdulhai leads the way in helping cities clear up traffic congestion
The university has built a powerhouse football program that is the envy of interuniversity sport throughout Canada. Here’s how
Philosophy grads from Canadian universities are at a disadvantage in landing tenure-track jobs
Historian Alan MacEachern takes us back to the momentous events a half-century ago that shaped the university system we have today – and the magazine that chronicled those events. My favourite quotation on teaching in Canada comes from Rev. Patrick Bell, writing in 1833 for the folks back home in Scotland about his life as […]
Alumni from each decade of University Affairs’ existence remember their on-campus adventures
What better way to reflect on the changes in education and research over the past 50 years than to look at a single department – especially in the sciences – and what better place to do it than a university that opened its doors 50 years ago?
Imagining the future of Canadian post-secondary education
The efforts of many people have led to a dramatic increase in the number of aboriginal doctors practising in Canada. That’s just a start.
Students are the driving force behind the rapid growth of community service learning projects across the country
Canada’s ‘professors of privacy’ are leaders in a global effort to understand the ways governments and corporations are using surveillance methods on average citizens – and to let the public know
As they retire, baby boomers are heading back to school to stay active both intellectually and socially
Academic Michèle Lamont shares her insights on the peer review process after she had rare access to the behind-the-scenes deliberations of several multi-disciplinary review panels