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BY DAVID KENT | April 20 2018

I can happily report that something has indeed changed at NSERC and the number of postdoctoral fellowships being awarded is definitely recovering.

BY JONATHAN THON | April 12 2018

This U.S. act allows biotech startups to use patented technology for the purposes of generating data for FDA approval without needing to take out costly licenses.

BY JONATHAN THON | March 28 2018

Kevin Leland created Halo, a curated fundraising platform for medical research, so that promising discoveries had a fighting chance to make it across the valley.

BY JONATHAN THON | March 09 2018

These committees review and provide input into scientific endeavors, but perhaps the merit of a project should also be assessed by how difficult it is to assemble this panel of experts.

BY JONATHAN THON | February 15 2018

Why should universities continue to own and profit from publicly funded work? If the public pays for it, why shouldn’t the public own it?

BY JONATHAN THON | January 31 2018

How the Techna Institute’s team of professionals helps start-ups in Toronto by providing experts for secondment, in a cost-recovery model.

BY DAVID KENT | January 22 2018

Equal access to information, experiences and diverse viewpoints needs to be made available to the wider scientific community.

BY JONATHAN THON | January 11 2018

A guide to changing the institutional thinking of translational research programs.

BY JOHN TRANT | December 29 2017

Undergraduate colleagues make you a better researcher and teacher. Here’s how.

BY DAVID KENT | October 26 2017

Our readers continue to favour articles on mental health in academic life.

BY JONATHAN THON | October 19 2017

This recommendation was born out of the observation that discontinuity in funding leads to losing trained personnel and trainees through dismantling of collaborations.

BY DAVID KENT | October 12 2017

Taking time out to ask why we do what we do in the way that we do it is really important.


Quebec’s chief scientist, Rémi Quirion, talks about the effect of knowledge on society and his role as a “cheerleader” for research.

BY TIM LOUGHEED | April 06 2010

Enthusiastic volunteers help researchers with the labour-intensive task of collecting data and specimens in the field.

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