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BY SHAUNA MCGINN | September 08 2022

The four-month pilot project will see staff work a 28-hour week instead of the typical 35.

Administrative staff at Saint Paul University in Ottawa transitioned to a four-day work week in July, the first step of this kind in Canada’s postsecondary realm. The four-month pilot project will see staff work a 28-hour week instead of the typical 35, with no change to pay, time off, or pensions...
https://universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/saint-paul-university-staff-move-to-a-four-day-work-week/
Media Scan
BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 28 2020
CBC Continue reading If September is any indication, the global pandemic has all but eradicated any semblan...
https://universityaffairs.ca/news/media-scan/headlines-for-sept-28-2020/
In my opinion
BY ANANYA BANERJEE | April 01 2021

Including social justice in public health curriculum will equip students with an equity lens.

Recently, I transitioned from being a professor at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health for the last four years to McGill University’s School of Global and Population Health. As a https://universityaffairs.ca/opinion/in-my-opinion/how-the-pandemic-has-shown-social-justice-needs-to-be-central-to-public-health-education-in-canada/
From PhD to Life
BY JENNIFER POLK | September 04 2013
I’ve just finished hosting Continue reading and I’m feeling pretty darn good about it. That’s how I feel about my life these days in general: pretty darn good. A year ago---les...
https://universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/from-phd-to-life/feeling-good/
Careers Café
BY LIZ KOBLYK | April 22 2019

Sitting on a board can help develop your ability to handle situations of accountability without authority.

When I worked with staff at the University of Waterloo, the clients I met with who transitioned from non-managerial roles to managerial ones often had something in common – and it wasn’t a love of management books. It was experience on a non-profit board of governors. Maybe a managerial role ...
https://universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/careers-cafe/branch-out-your-career-path-by-sitting-on-a-board/
Responsibilities May Include
BY SONJA SOO & EMILY BELL | November 22 2022

Three graduates share their PhD journeys and their forays into the biotechnology and therapeutics sector.

With the increasing pace of scientific and technological advances, a life sciences expertise is in high demand. Government inves...
https://universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/responsibilities-may-include/yes-a-phd-in-life-sciences-can-lead-to-a-career-outside-of-academe/
Career Advice
BY LETITIA HENVILLE | March 25 2024

Why six former academics decided to launch themselves into the world of research grants support.

When I received my first “thank you” gift at my desk – a potted plant arrangement with an African violet, a small palm, and a tumbling nerve plant – I knew I’d chosen the right career path. After burning out at the end of my PhD, I wanted a role in which my contributions would be recognize...
https://universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/career-advice-article/how-to-make-research-grants-facilitation-and-editing-your-career/
Features
BY DAVID NEWLAND | April 21 2022

My past experience is always with me, below the surface, yet my teaching work hasn’t been about what I’ve done. Instead, it’s been about trusting the depths of my experience to stabilize me.

When the pandemic first hit in March 2020, I lost a dream job in the travel industry. I didn’t imagine that two years later, I’d call “graduate teaching assistant at Trent University” a dream job, too – but I do. And it’s all thanks to lessons learned from icebergs. Previously, I work...
https://universityaffairs.ca/features/feature-article/lessons-learned-from-icebergs-reflections-on-learning-and-teaching/
News
BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | June 13 2011

Les universités de Sherbrooke et Bishop’s accueillent 5 000 chercheurs pour un événement « écoresponsable ».

Les organisateurs du 79e congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas) s’étaient lancé un défi de taille : tenir un congrès répondant aux sévères normes d’éco...
https://www.affairesuniversitaires.ca/actualites/actualites-article/un-congres-de-lacfas-tout-en-vert/
News
BY MARK CARDWELL | November 18 2021

Pendant près de deux ans, ces employés qui se sont occupés de tout : des relations avec les médias au développement de sites Web, ont travaillé de longues heures et souvent, sous une grande pression.

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https://www.affairesuniversitaires.ca/actualites/actualites-article/mises-au-defi-par-la-pandemie-les-equipes-de-communication-des-universites-se-reforment/
News
BY MICHAEL SMITH | February 06 2012

Le gouvernement fédéral doit déterminer à quelle hauteur subventionner le réseau informatique haute vitesse du Canada.

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https://www.affairesuniversitaires.ca/actualites/actualites-article/renouvellement-du-mandat-quinquennal-de-canarie/
News
BY PIERRE BLAIS | June 30 2023

L’arboretum qui prend actuellement forme sur le campus de Shippagan de l’Université de Moncton se veut un point de rencontre avec la communauté mi’kmaw d’Esgenoôpetitj.

La forêt acadienne est au cœur d’une initiative de taille sur le campus de l’Université de Moncton à Shippagan. Déjà en cours de réalisation, un arboretum permettra dès l’automne non seulement de verdir le campus, mais également de rapprocher deux peuples qui cohabitent dans la Pénin...
https://www.affairesuniversitaires.ca/actualites/actualites-article/verdir-et-collaborer-pour-se-rapprocher/
News
BY JULIEN CAYOUETTE | December 16 2021

Les Franco-Ontariens surveillent de près leur nouvelle université; la pression est forte pour qu’elle justifie rapidement sa raison d’être.

Si l’inauguration officielle protocolaire a eu lieu le 12 novembre 2021, c’est depuis septembre que l’Université de l’Ontario français (UOF) accueille ses premiers étudiants. Une rentrée marquée à la fois par la pandémie de COVID-19 et un nombre plus élevé d’étudiants étrangers ...
https://www.affairesuniversitaires.ca/actualites/actualites-article/une-premiere-rentree-pour-la-nouvelle-universite-franco-ontarienne/
In my opinion
BY ROSEANN O’REILLY RUNTE | February 08 2010

Les universités canadiennes doivent miser sur ce qu’elles ont déjà.

La période de restrictions budgétaires actuelle exige à la fois créativité, renforcement de la coopération et souplesse. Plutôt que de créer de nouveaux établissements et des hiérarchies qui étouffent l’innovation, il est temps pour l’Ontario et le Canada de trouver les moyens de sout...
https://www.affairesuniversitaires.ca/opinion/a-mon-avis/inutile-de-reinventer-la-roue/
News
BY MAXIME BILODEAU | December 22 2021

Grâce au télescope spatial le plus puissant au monde, le Canada s’inscrit à l’avant-plan en matière de recherche en astronomie à l’échelle mondiale.

Le 25 décembre prochain à 7 h 20, heure de l’Est, la fête de Noël sera un lointain souci pour René Doyon. En compagnie d’une centaine de scientifiques, d’ingénieurs et de journalistes triés sur le volet, le professeur au Département de physique de l’Université de Montréal assistera...
https://www.affairesuniversitaires.ca/actualites/actualites-article/le-telescope-james-webb-est-un-peu-beaucoup-canadien/
News
BY MAXIME BILODEAU | December 23 2021

Contributing to the most powerful space telescope in the world has helped the country emerge as a leader in astronomy research.

On Dec. 25 at 7:20 a.m. eastern time, Christmas morning will be the last thing on René Doyon’s mind. The Université de Montréal physics professor will be among the more than 100 carefully selected scientists, engineers and journalists attending the James Webb Space Telescope launch at  a space...
https://universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/the-james-webb-space-telescope-has-a-bit-of-canadian-in-it/
Media Scan
BY ANQI SHEN | January 08 2019
CBC Continue reading The University of Windsor framed its updated free speech policy on the bas...
https://universityaffairs.ca/news/media-scan/headlines-for-jan-8-2018/