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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | March 08 2024

The artist-academic behind the Black and Free initiative shares her story.

BY CAILYNN KLINGBEIL | February 21 2024

The Saskatchewan-based researcher has been studying and tracking super pigs for over 14 years.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | January 23 2024

Thirty years into his academic career, Glen Jones is still curious about what makes universities tick.

BY MAUD CUCCHI | November 29 2023

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 CAILYNN KLINGBEIL | November 01 2023

‘All of my work is informed by my own understanding of Anishinaabe cultural identity.’

BY ASHLEY OKWUOSA | June 21 2023

The evolutionary ecologist made a name for herself with a headline-grabbing discovery early in her career. Now the University of Toronto Scarborough professor is using her platform to support the next generation of Black scientists.

BY BECKY RYNOR | April 05 2023

Dr. Blackstock reflects on the merits of blending academia and activism.

BY MAUD CUCCHI | November 23 2022

Marie-Hélène Benoit-Otis demystifies the role that music plays in the formation of political discourse.


The current Acfas president reflects on the role of convergence in the development of French-language science.

BY IAN MUNROE | August 26 2022

As the principal and vice-chancellor prepares to step down, she weighs in on lessons from COVID-19, academic freedom, diversity, and the future of higher education in a world upended by technology.


Christian Messier is on a crusade to increase biodiversity in urban and natural forests.

BY KERRY BANKS | May 18 2022

UBC’s Pieter Cullis is gaining wider recognition for the discovery of a ‘delivery system’ used in mRNA technology.

BY KERRY BANKS | March 16 2022

Elizabeth Clare’s work could help transform the way scientists study and monitor animal biodiversity around the world.

BY BECKY RYNOR | January 11 2022

Marine biologist Shane Gero studies how sperm whales live. Now he wants to know what they are talking about.

BY LESLEY EVANS OGDEN | December 09 2021

The ‘Flip the Script’ program she developed is having an impact on campuses in Canada and internationally.


“I’m 48, I’m Black and I work in IT. That they chose me says a lot about the values of Université de Montréal.”


The York assistant professor and author of From the Ashes says he has a responsibility to those who suffer from addiction, and to his former self, to tell his story of homelessness and redemption.

BY JENNIFER POLK | June 16 2020

That’s the plan, says Gavan Watson of Memorial University, in a Q&A.

BY KAT ESCHNER | May 20 2020

The scholar’s latest book is not only the culmination of a career spent examining the ethics of biotechnology, it’s a call to action for the rest of us get in on the conversation.

BY KERRY BANKS | April 15 2020

PhD candidate Genevieve von Petzinger has scoured ancient rock art to create the world’s largest database of early abstract symbols – but what do they mean?

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