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Headlines for Oct. 11, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | OCT 11 2017

Montreal university teaching students about consent with mandatory program

The workshop, developed by staff at Concordia University’s Sexual Assault Centre, aims to teach students about consent and proper communication.

‘More work needs to be done’ on campus sexual assault policies, nationwide student group says

Our Turn has created a report card grading more than a dozen universities’ sexual violence policies and an action plan for student unions to support survivors of sexual assault.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Scarce resources hindering U of S architecture program launch

A university committee said that while it likes the proposed curriculum, it cannot recommend approving it until sufficient funding is secured.

Toronto Star
Your letters: Science minister speaks of research funding

“While there are no quick fixes to the damage science incurred under the previous government, we are doing our best to put science back on track,” Science Minister Kirsty Duncan writes.

B.C. researchers develop eco-friendly, affordable, quake-resistant concrete

A PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia has come up with a form of spray-on concrete that keeps walls in place.

New regulations, new research: UBC Okanagan and TRU explore cannabis bioproducts

New research is underway to discover, through chemical analysis, the different and potentially useful products that can be made from cannabis plants.

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