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October 2015

BY NATALIE SAMSON | September 09 2015

Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council is spearheading a project to streamline the path to international research funding. The Trans-Atlantic Platform is a consortium of 17 funding agencies from 12 countries, backed by the European Commission and co-led by SSHRC and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Its mission is to facilitate international […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | September 09 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE Beginnings and endings: Choosing a career LETTERS Women professors who inspire PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Paul Fardy has been appointed Dalhousie University’s vice-president, advancement, and other appointments. CAMPUS Professor’s art collection to be showcased at the National Gallery Registry champions B.C.’s big trees Peace and conflict studies scholars unite U of T grad […]

BY ASHLEIGH VANHOUTEN | September 09 2015

Seasoned faculty members around the country offer tips for new professors.

BY VIVIAN SMITH | September 09 2015

Adam Jones wrestles with the worst that humans can inflict on each other yet remains an optimist.

BY DEBBY WALDMAN | September 09 2015

Academic copyediting program is a crucial resource to a growing number of international graduate students at U of Alberta.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | September 09 2015

Ongoing learning will be necessary for all careers, inside and outside academia.

BY DAVID HAYES | September 09 2015

When Christine Le was a kid, she became passionate about science from watching Bill Nye the Science Guy and Popular Mechanics for Kids. Add a supportive high school teacher and you end up with Ms. Le’s career today. She is nearing completion of her PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Toronto’s prestigious Lautens […]

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | September 09 2015

The drop is seen as a worrisome trend for some universities in the province.

BY MARIE LAMBERT-CHAN | September 09 2015

To address the affordable housing shortage, a private organization has undertaken to build a student housing cooperative.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | September 08 2015

Grad students are looking for university support to help prepare them for careers outside the professoriate.

BY JULIE CAFLEY | September 08 2015

Stories of six unfinished mandates raise concerns about governance.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | September 08 2015

UBC’s big tree registry aims to protect the province’s giants.

BY PAUL GESSELL | September 02 2015

U of Saskatchewan’s Dennis Lanigan has had a lifelong passion for Victorian-era art.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | September 01 2015

J. Douglas Willms, education professor and co-director of the Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy at the University of New Brunswick, was installed as president of the International Academy of Education this summer in Melbourne, Australia. The Academy is an organization based out of the Royal Academy of Science, Literature and Arts in Belgium dedicated […]

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 19 2015

Academics, students and practitioners attended the Canadian Peace and Conflict Studies Conference hosted by Canadian Mennonite University.

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