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BY ANQI SHEN | March 07 2019

Students, researchers and charitable organizations are mobilizing to find solutions to improve food security.

BY BRIAN OWENS | October 17 2018

Canada’s newest Nobel laureate discusses the challenges of explaining her work, dealing with the sudden attention, and what to say to the Queen of Sweden.

BY SYLVAIN COMEAU | October 12 2018

Pseudo-science “erodes our critical thinking, and that might be the most serious damage in the long run,” says one professor.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | October 10 2018

But medical students say the problem is still likely to get worse if the ratio of residency spots to applicants doesn’t increase.

BY ANQI SHEN | October 02 2018

The federal government wants to bring a pilot version of the U.K. charter to Canada to promote equity and inclusion in research.

BY TIM LOUGHEED | September 28 2018

The Science Meets Parliament event will take place on Parliament Hill to coincide with annual science policy conference in Ottawa.

BY MARK CARDWELL | September 04 2018

Across Canada, several big-city universities are building student residences through a variety of partnerships with private developers.

BY MOIRA FARR | August 28 2018

Such evaluations can’t be used for tenure and promotion decisions, arbitrator rules in case involving Ryerson University.

BY DIANE PETERS | August 07 2018

A pooled plan, with an estimated $8 billion in assets, would allow for greater flexibility in terms of investments.

BY SNEH DUGGAL | July 20 2018

“It’s not as simple as saying we’ll just let people smoke wherever they want on campus,” says one administrator.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | June 06 2018

Colleges seeking university status aren’t just looking to change their institutions – they’re aiming to change what a university can be.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | May 30 2018

Quebec needs more teaching graduates to respond to growing K-12 enrolment; meanwhile, the rest of Canada is also looking for French-speaking teachers.

BY TIM JOHNSON | April 27 2018

For the last three years, the university has been sending newly minted doctors to this isolated territory to practise rural and remote medicine.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | April 04 2018

It’s easier than ever for students to buy assignments. Until universities have better measures for rooting out this kind of cheating, professors are focusing on prevention.

BY SNEH DUGGAL | March 14 2018

Ontario universities came under the provincial ombudsman’s oversight in 2016. The office has since received more than 500 university-related complaints.

BY ALEX GILLIS | March 05 2018

“When we noticed that people were using university or grant money for these conferences, we had to put a stop to it,” said one department chair.

BY DIANE PETERS | February 22 2018

On the 10th anniversary of the first massive open online course, they are more numerous than ever.

BY ANQI SHEN | February 01 2018

Using publicly available information, the study has compiled employment data on 88 percent of the university’s PhD graduates from 2000 to 2015.

BY CAITLIN CRAWSHAW | January 29 2018

University consortium partners with Beijing to remove barriers for Canadians to study there.

BY BRIAN OWENS | January 08 2018

This latest overhaul of the NRC aims to boost engagement, restore lost morale.

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