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Headlines for Aug. 22, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | AUG 22 2017

Quebec to invest $23M for new ‘zero-tolerance’ campus sexual assault policy

The strategy will mandate that universities and colleges have a prevention policy and will ‘strongly encourage’ academic accommodations for victims.

Global News
Dalhousie University gets $2.2M boost for engineering campus from Irving Oil

Dalhousie’s $64-million revamp of its engineering and architecture campus just got a big boost from the New Brunswick-based company.

Opinion: Making Canadians care about science again

“To make their case, researchers must make their findings more transparent and accessible,” Jim Woodgett and Jeremy Kerr write.

Guelph researcher turning ‘Back to the Future’ fuel into reality

Engineer Animesh Dutta is researching how to turn food waste into bio-products.

Times Higher Education
Academics ‘face higher mental health risk’ than other professions

Lack of job security, limited support from management and weight of work-related demands on time are among the risk factors.

The Conversation Canada
Opinion: Why universities can’t be expected to police copyright infringement

“There is a difference between educating — clearly an important role of universities — and the surveillance, monitoring and enforcement of copyright compliance on campus,” writes Sara Bannerman.

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