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Headlines for Oct. 1, 2018


Globe and Mail
University of Waterloo in battle with on-campus startup over clean energy invention

The university has sued a small firm based at its Velocity Garage incubator for sole ownership of patented intellectual property.

The Guardian
Hundreds of academics at top UK universities accused of bullying

Senior professors among 300 people alleged to have bullied students and colleagues.

Winnipeg Free Press
Research agenda influenced by grants, industry

A new paper suggests that industry investment alters the national research agenda by changing the questions being asked and emphasizing research that leads to packaged solutions.

Ottawa Citizen
‘They lost the street’: Western University’s ‘fake homecoming’ party sends dozens to hospital

Thousands of students swarmed Broughdale Avenue Saturday, overwhelming police efforts to keep the street open.

The Guardian
Why Nobel prizes fail 21st-century science

It is the ultimate accolade, but critics claim the award is now out of step with modern collaborative research methods.

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