May 1, 2024
Does Budget 2024’s $500 million investment over five years address the mental health challenges young people are facing?
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The proposed funding is intended to facilitate access to care and support mental health initiatives, as experts call for greater coordination between federal and provincial governments.
BY MOHAMED BERRADA | MAY 01 2024

‘We haven’t yet had an AI Hiroshima’
‘We haven’t yet had an AI Hiroshima’
Regarded as one of the godfathers of artificial intelligence, Yoshua Bengio now urges caution when it comes to AI.
BY MAUD CUCCHI | APR 26 2024

Why you should prep your fall courses now
Why you should prep your fall courses now
The best time to prep courses is when you are still operating in ‘teaching mode’ and haven’t turned into ‘research mode’ yet.
BY ELIZABETH WELLS | APR 25 2024

Getting to know The Academic Issue
Getting to know The Academic Issue
An interview with host Kate Kenyon on the launch of University Affairs' new podcast.
BY DANIEL HALTON | MAY 01 2024

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How to build a relationship with your supervisor before the thesis work begins
How to build a relationship with your supervisor before the thesis work begins
Starting the lines of communication early will lighten your emotional load by having someone already in your corner once the writing starts.
BY AVIVA MAJERCZYK | APR 26 2024

Wilfrid Laurier University’s apiaries promote sustainability on campus
Wilfrid Laurier University’s apiaries promote sustainability on campus
The campus’ smallest residents are creating a “buzz” around pollinator protection.
BY REAGAN SPENCER | APR 30 2024

Recognizing the importance of platform scientists
Recognizing the importance of platform scientists
Raising awareness of these lesser-known members of the academic community and their pivotal role in scientific innovation.
BY CLAIRE BROWN ET AL | APR 29 2024

Shelagh Rogers Queen's University

Shelagh Rogers has been named the new chancellor at Queen’s University, starting July 1. Previously, she served as chancellor at the University of Victoria for two terms spanning from 2015 to 2021. A former Queen’s student, Ms. Rogers is best known for her broadcast career on CBC radio, having worked on notable programs like Morningside, The Arts Tonight, This Morning, and The Next Chapter.  Beyond her career achievements, Ms. Rogers, an Officer of the Order of Canada, has been a vocal activist for mental health awareness and care, especially for youth, earning several accolades from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, as well as earning the inaugural Margaret Trudeau Award for Mental Health Advocacy.

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