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April 2016

BY TARA SIEBARTH | March 09 2016

EDITOR’S NOTE What’s the PhD for? Debating the purpose of doctoral education LETTERS Wise words, and a pun PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Queen’s University has appointed Benoit-Antoine Bacon provost and vice-principal, academic, and other appointments.  CAMPUS Universities opt for gender-neutral language in undergraduate applications ‘Philosopher journalist’ Andrew Potter leaves the newsroom to return to academia  Don’t rush, […]

BY MARTHA CRAGO | March 09 2016

There can be several individuals involved in the research that leads to an invention.

BY IAN MACLACHLAN | March 09 2016

Retirement may be the opportunity for a “third career” to try something different.

BY BECKY RYNOR | March 09 2016

Registrars group signs the Groningen Declaration on behalf of universities and colleges.

BY ASHLEIGH VANHOUTEN | March 09 2016

University of Waterloo researchers speculate that simply typing more slowly may improve writing.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | March 09 2016

Ingenuity’s the key when you’re one of Canada’s smaller university presses.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | March 08 2016

It’s an alternative career track that they say fits them well.

BY ASHLEIGH VANHOUTEN | March 08 2016

A Dalhousie PhD student develops a tattoo removal cream.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | March 07 2016

Gary Kobinger is leaving the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg for Université Laval.

BY BRENDA BROUWER | March 07 2016

But, leveraging that talent requires a strategy and investment.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | March 04 2016

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has named Victoria Kaspi, a professor of astrophysics and director of the Space Institute at McGill University, winner of the 2016 Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering. Dr. Kaspi’s study of neutron stars – the ancient remnants of the most massive stars in […]

BY ISABELLA LOSINGER | March 02 2016

An excerpt from Solitudes of the Workplace: Women in Universities.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | March 02 2016

New application options at University of Regina, University of Alberta go beyond “female” and “male.”

BY SHAWNA WAGMAN | February 23 2016

Outgoing Ottawa Citizen editor to lead McGill’s Institute for the Study of Canada.

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