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Headlines for May 5, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 05 2017

Globe and Mail
Ottawa to pull research chair funding unless diversity issue addressed at universities

The federal granting councils that award the prestigious Canada Research Chairs say universities must offer up more diverse candidates or lose their funds.

Why 30 percent more female professors still isn’t good enough

The stats are promising, but Canadian universities are far from gender equity.

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed, say Canadian researchers

McMaster University researchers believe they may have found a way to actually reverse the disease, putting it into remission.

Video: In the hot seat: Gerry Byrne addresses ongoing feud with MUN administration

Newfoundland and Labrador’s minister of advanced education has recently been feuding with administration at Memorial University over the university’s finances.

Laurentian University hikes tuition

Universities and colleges in Ontario can raise rates by as much as 3 per cent over next 2 years.

Ottawa Citizen
Opinion: How the University of Ottawa can be a free-speech trailblazer

The first step is to endorse the Chicago Principles for Freedom of Speech, writes Lukas Hashem, a medical student and member of the Senate at uOttawa.

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