Pivoting online has forced alumni relations teams to get creative – and resulted in greater turnout for events than they expected.
We are publishing regular updates on the situation facing Canada’s universities with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report offers guide for ongoing discussions as NSERC embarks on strategic 2030 planning.
Researchers won’t have to leave the country to perform experiments that allow them to see inside materials.
Universities have opened their campuses to help Canada’s vaccination efforts.
Alberta and Manitoba reduced postsecondary funding while the other provinces budgeted increases.
The ‘nightmare scenario’ of Laurentian University could become reality for other universities if the feds don’t step in and stabilize the PSE sector, warns Royal Society of Canada working group chair.
“I think it’s provoked a change in the way we actually teach. Hopefully, it’s going in a direction of being more engaging and interactive.”
By proposing an update to traditional criteria for evaluating applications, the declaration asks the research community to rethink its approach.
The federal government’s first budget in two years invests heavily in the biomanufacturing and life sciences sectors.
The Alberta-based team has been using unmanned aerial vehicles to explore alternative health-care delivery options for hard-to-access locations.
The government is preparing an action plan to improve university access and success – and it may bring additional funding to the sector.
The Centre for Career and Vocation prompts students to ask how social responsibility and ‘calling’ factor into their work lives.
After consultations and approval from its new board of governors, Western University’s ‘founding college’ will apply for autonomy to grant its own degrees.
Additional country-wide lab infrastructure and training capacity will allow researchers to be ‘ready to go.’
How the Indigenous-led think tank is forging its own path through community, not competition.
‘If the programs don’t fit the outcomes, let’s see about changing the [programs],’ says Concordia academic who oversaw latest report tracking outcomes of PhD graduates.
Projects are prime opportunities for stimulating economic recovery, says Universities Canada president.
To tackle the world’s biggest problems, ‘we’re going to need our government and scientists working together.’
Using portable 3D scanners, a team of professors and graduate students created a new database that attempts to replicate the hands-on experience of identifying fossils and other specimens.