Skip navigation
Media Scan

Headlines for Jan. 25, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 25 2018

Feds announce funding for 14 marijuana research projects across Canada

The federal government has announced more than a million dollars for research projects on the effects of legalizing recreational marijuana.

Global News
McMaster University lands $19 million in federal health research dollars

It’s part of a $372-million federal investment in health research from coast to coast.

How Canadian scientists are turning to the Arctic in the hope of finding life on Mars

McGill researchers hope to build a DNA sequencing machine that could test for life in these cold worlds — one that would be compact, lightweight and completely automated.

Windsor Star
University mistakenly shares personal info about law school applicants

The U of Windsor has launched an investigation after an accidental data breach led to personal information about law school applicants being posted online.

Prince George Citizen
Cafeteria workers stage UNBC protest

The workers, unionized members of UNITE HERE Local 40, have been in negotiations with their employer, the food service multi-national Compass Group, for eight months.

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Your email address will not be published.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