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Headlines for July 26, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JUL 26 2017

Indigenous students learn about biofuels, traditional medicines at science camp in Saskatchewan

First Nations University of Canada played host to 40 youth from across Canada.

Cape Breton Post
Research grant at Cape Breton University will assist probe into method of traditional healing

Research into the traditional Mi’kmaq practice of using birch bark oil in the treatment of skin conditions has attracted $150,000 in funding.

X-rays and cadavers: How professors from Ottawa, Waterloo are enhancing concussion research

Researchers hope the findings could be used to modernize helmet certifications.

Education task force suggests overhaul of inclusive education, math and reading curriculums

The task force states the province should hold an annual meeting with Memorial U’s faculty of education to discuss how university programs align with the needs of schools.

The Gauntlet
Opinion: Alberta should cap pay for university executives

Capping compensation for administrators in Alberta would benefit students and would align the province with the country’s most revered schools, Jason Herring writes.

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