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Headlines for May 23, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 23 2017

Calgary Herald
NDP government has ‘pulled the rug out from under us’: U of C Faculty Association

The faculty association says Alberta’s government has “pulled the rug out from under us” by changing legislation during contract negotiations.

Globe and Mail
International demand for academics in Canada outpacing funding supply

While there are hundreds of awards open to international students studying in Canada, the number pales compared to the demand.

Health Minister pushes back on claims MUHC is underfunded

Seven foundations at the MUHC called on Gaetan Barrette this week, asking him to meet with the McGill University Health Centre to stabilize funding.

National Post
Strange signals from space and black holes: Astrophysicists in Canada tackle lingering mysteries

Untangling The Cosmos, a conference this week organized by CIFAR, offered a glimpse of the current state of astronomical theory and observation in Canada.

Times Higher Education
University researchers key ‘in 40 percent of top inventions since 1950s’

A U.S. scholar argues that academics punch above their weight in key discoveries.

Times Higher Education
These maps could change how we understand the role of the world’s top universities

Ahead of his address at Going Global 2017, Phil Baty looks at the relationship between the world’s best universities and their place in the world.

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