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May 2010

BY CHAD GAFFIELD | April 06 2010

Let’s confront misperceptions about our graduates.

BY JASON CONNELL | April 06 2010

Volunteer work can contribute to your graduate research and strengthen your CV.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | April 06 2010

Have you ever given a lecture and been completely sidetracked by an unanticipated question? Or presented a paper and gotten thrown off because your slides wouldn’t work?

BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 06 2010

Recruitment effort pushes the profession as a ‘great option’ for young men, but it’s still very much a female domain.

BY TIM LOUGHEED | April 06 2010

Technology developed at University of British Columbia turns the effluent from water treatment plants into a high-value phosphorus-based nutrient.

BY TIM LOUGHEED | April 06 2010

Enthusiastic volunteers help researchers with the labour-intensive task of collecting data and specimens in the field.

BY GERRY TOOMEY | April 06 2010

Researchers are assaying the genes of a huge sample of Quebeckers in a bold step to advance medical science.

BY TIM JOHNSON | April 06 2010

Advocates for a revived officer training program at Canadian universities say it would prepare the next generation of leaders and bridge the gap between civilian and military society.

BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | March 29 2010

Graduate student Lech Lebiedowski rebuilds an old German fighter plane, piece by piece.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 29 2010

A recent message on the website of the McGill University bookstore said it all: the now famous McGill tie was sold out and it might take up to six weeks to fill orders.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 18 2010

A tiny auto-focus lens developed at Université Laval could soon spell the end to those lousy, out-of-focus pictures taken with cell phone cameras.

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | March 17 2010

Universities say government’s proposal for new fellowships will help them to recruit top scholars.

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