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Headlines for May 16, 2019


Ford government scraps funding for stem cell research

Scientist working on treatment of premature babies calls move “extremely short-sighted and uninformed.”

Global News
Nova Scotia hires professors to evaluate changes to bolster inclusive classrooms

The province has hired two University of Ottawa professors at a cost of nearly $458,000 over three years, to evaluate changes aimed at improving services and programs for students with special needs in the classroom.

The PIE News
Global HE market “hugely competitive” – British Council report

The report looked at the methods of internationalization and trends on TNE and student mobility in more than 50 national education systems, with a focus on Europe.

Ottawa Citizen
Canada’s first ‘body farm’ to open in Quebec — and people are already signing up to be donors

The Secure Site for Research in Thanatology will research how human bodies decompose in a Canadian climate, information crucial for death investigations.

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