Skip navigation
Media Scan

Headlines for Aug. 12, 2019


The Globe and Mail
Under the microscope: The research lab, the promising cancer breakthrough and the whistleblower who discovered fake data
A cutting-edge laboratory at the University of Toronto is raising tens of millions in its pursuit of a cancer treatment. But as The Globe reveals, the publication of falsified research has raised serious questions.

Yukon News
Canadian universities and colleges gathering in the Yukon for reconciliation discussion
Representatives from 31 universities and colleges will be visiting Dawson City, Whitehorse, Carcross.

CBC News
Students’ rocket dreams grounded by Ryerson University
School won’t allow aerospace engineering students to build rocket engine, though other universities do.

Globe and Mail
Universities and colleges brace for impact of students opting-out of post-secondary fees
From fewer clubs to cutbacks to on-campus jobs, universities and colleges are bracing for the impact of the province’s new rules around opting out of some ancillary fees.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Diversity runs amok in academia
If you want to understand how the diversity racket has taken over academia, look no further than the Canada Research Chair program, where universities are twisting themselves into pretzels to meet quotas imposed by diversity bureaucrats.

Global News
Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education
There is no greater recent example of how the pharmaceutical industry may affect the practice of medicine than the opioid crisis.

Toronto Star
Whistle-blowers are not welcome in the world of science; just ask Françoise Baylis
Today, Francoise Baylis she still feels the professional consequences of lodging the allegations.

Post a comment
University Affairs moderates all comments according to the following guidelines. If approved, comments generally appear within one business day. We may republish particularly insightful remarks in our print edition or elsewhere.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Click to fill out a quick survey