Practical advice for how academics can learn to embrace science advocacy.
UN think tank will tap into water expertise at the Alberta-based university.
New policy includes lists of sensitive research areas and foreign institutions considered national security risks.
A recent decision to deny a Chinese student’s visa to complete his PhD in Canada is raising questions about presuming motivations.
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.
Its leadership is committing to changing a culture of silence that surrounded accusations around late professor Wayne Hankey.
The Quebec government’s announced tuition fee increase for out-of-province students has sparked intense political debate over university funding.
The western province has been through some dark times when it comes to funding. Will the newly elected government bring solutions, or more controversy?
Members of the chief science adviser of Canada’s inaugural Youth Council share a vision for science as their term comes to an end.
Questions around Stanford U president Marc Tessier-Lavigne’s research represent a case in point.
The provincial government unveiled its 2022–2027 action plan to prevent and counter sexual violence in higher education.
The Advisory Panel on the Federal Research Support System continues a ritualistic cycle of reviews and reports into Canada’s scientific support infrastructure.
The search for a systemic response to a growing concern.
Improving the cohesiveness, openness and agility of Canada’s research support system is the core mandate of the federal government’s new advisory panel.
After four years, the federal government’s billion-dollar superclusters are finding their feet, but they need more time.
Why is the federal government still throwing money and resources at this project?
If the vaunted features of science that are used rhetorically to promote and justify its status as an aid to international affairs are truly valued, it would be precisely in the most trying circumstances that science diplomacy should remain a viable alternative.
Whether they like it or not, Canadian institutions will have to address the issue of cybersecurity – before it’s too late.
Instead of relying on a ‘technological fix,’ we need to ask what drives students to cheat in the first place.
Alleged assaults at Western prompted policy reviews across Ontario, but it’s unclear what changes will come from them.