November 29, 2023
Maud Cohen: The less travelled road to success
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As Polytechnique Montréal celebrates its 150th anniversary, we shine a spotlight on the engineer’s path to becoming the first woman to lead the institution.
BY MAUD CUCCHI | NOV 29 2023

Ontario’s PSE blue ribbon report is a refreshing corrective opportunity
Ontario’s PSE blue ribbon report is a refreshing corrective opportunity
One clear message from the panel is that the provincial government’s plans regarding performance-based funding were misguided.
BY MARC SPOONER | NOV 24 2023

The Ford government is ignoring its own campus free speech policy
The Ford government is ignoring its own campus free speech policy
By calling on student groups to withdraw certain controversial statements, the minister of colleges and universities is demonstrating that the policy was and is a hollow gesture.
BY CRESO SÁ | NOV 28 2023

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Unlearning: why you need to do it
Unlearning: why you need to do it
None of us are perfect, and we need to be able to acknowledge that to improve.
BY ALEXANDER CLARK & BAILEY SOUSA | NOV 23 2023

U of Calgary satellite still orbiting after 10 years
U of Calgary satellite still orbiting after 10 years
‘It has taken on a new project we didn't envision. We have repurposed it so it’s turned into a space object hunter.’
BY NICOLE DAINTY | NOV 23 2023

Breaking down silos in the postdoc community
Breaking down silos in the postdoc community
It is not enough to have a postdocs’ association at your institution – they require a voice, power and influence to make important changes for future researchers.
BY KATIE GEORGE | NOV 29 2023

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Five best practices for graduate student professional development
Five best practices for graduate student professional development
How some Canadian research universities approach graduate professional development.
BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | NOV 24 2023

Why pursuing a second bachelor’s degree was the right choice for me
Why pursuing a second bachelor’s degree was the right choice for me
This path allowed me to dive into a new field while maintaining a time commitment comparable to a traditional master's program.
BY MICHELLE LEI | NOV 27 2023

Véronique Pepin Concordia University

Véronique Pepin stepped into the role of interim dean for Concordia University’s school of health. Dr. Pepin is a professor of health, kinesiology and applied physiology and was chair of Concordia’s department of health, kinesiology and applied physiology for five years. She also served as chair of the Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals assembly of the Canadian Thoracic Society and is now a member of its executive committee.

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