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February 2017

BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 17 2017

Hundreds of academics and students have registered with

BY ALEX GILLIS | January 12 2017

The number of predatory publishers is skyrocketing – and they’re eager to pounce on unsuspecting scholars.

BY TIM LOUGHEED | January 12 2017

This series, sponsored by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, features notable humanities and social sciences researchers with smart ideas for a better tomorrow. This month, we speak with Miao Song, an affiliate assistant professor in Concordia University’s faculty of engineering and computer science. Miao Song has carved out what can only be […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | January 11 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE Scholarly publishing: The scourge of predatory journals LETTERS The problem of socio-economic mobility PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Martha Crago will join McGill University as vice-principal, research and innovation, and other appointments. CAMPUS Interactive campaign promotes lifelong learning at Royal Roads University The University of Alberta moves mountains with new MOOC Feds launch networking […]

BY SHOSHANAH JACOBS | January 11 2017

For the last five semesters I have co-taught an introductory biology course. Until now, this has not been the norm in our department. This semester has been different for many instructors: half of our courses are now co-instructed. This dramatic restructuring has caused me to reflect on my experience as a member of a teaching […]

BY BECKY RYNOR | January 11 2017

Study will follow 50,000 men and women, aged 45 to 85, until 2033.

BY SAMANTHA POWER | January 10 2017

Mountains 101 is the U of A’s latest classroom-to-MOOC production.

BY GERALD WALTON | January 09 2017

Why should stretched public dollars go to undeserved six-figure salaries for people who do not do their jobs?

BY PAT RICH | January 09 2017

Researchers are discovering that the microbes in the human gut don’t just aid digestion, but likely play important roles in the development and regulation of many diseases.

BY ANQI SHEN | January 09 2017

“Don’t Stop” campaign at Royal Roads University taps mature students.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | January 06 2017

“ People are working to solve their differences and trying to build pathways for collaboration.”

BY VÉRONIQUE MORIN | January 06 2017

UQAM’s Jean-Hugues Roy analyzed theses and dissertations from the past 25 years to answer the age-old question: How long should it be?

BY ANQI SHEN | January 04 2017

Just starting out? Worried about your lectures, your students, your time-management skills and more? Eight academics offer up their advice.

BY VIVIEN FELLEGI | December 22 2016

The University of Toronto Mississauga is hosting a distinguished visitor and students that have huddled around the top dog, tails wagging, are learning a few new tricks. A visit by St. John Ambulance therapy dog Grace is one of the stress-busters organized by the office of student transition during this year’s exams. The golden retriever […]