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Headlines for Sept. 14, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 14 2017

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Federal government commits to research funding review, says U of S ‘punching above its weight’

Despite its recent fiscal challenges, the University of Saskatchewan is “punching above its weight,” according to the country’s parliamentary secretary for science.

Regulate U of T fraternity, sorority houses as multi-tenant properties, neighbours tell city

Councillor Joe Cressy says fraternity and sorority houses should follow fire and safety codes.

Researchers turn to AI to flag signs of mental illness online

Computer scientists at the University of Ottawa are turning to artificial intelligence to search for signs of mental illness among users of social media.

Harvard research on Nova Scotia slavery ads aims to broaden understanding of history

‘I’ve never yet had one Canadian student enter [my] class knowing that slavery transpired in Canada’, says professor Charmaine Nelson.

Have Canadian researchers found a way to reverse pot’s harmful effects?

Western University researchers might have found a way to reverse the negative effects of the psycho-active ingredient in marijuana on the adolescent brain.

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