We are publishing regular updates on the situation facing Canada’s universities with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On September 9 and 10, scholars across Canada paused academic and administrative work to participate in a strike against anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism in policing.
The university sought out feedback from thousands of people in creating its new policy on research impacting Indigenous groups.
As COVID-19 continues to create economic challenges for young Canadians, StatCan releases data on student debt and graduate earnings.
The University of Alberta is offering a full-service residence package for self-isolating staff and students.
With the unveiling of its website on September 4, the National Black Graduate Network officially starts its work to connect and support Black graduate students across Canada.
As research ramps ups dramatically due to COVID-19, some researchers say we need to do better to keep the knowledge, and develop the downstream products, here.
With traditional university sports leagues on hiatus, will 2020-21 be the year of collegiate eSports?
Rates of domestic violence and violence against women have been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, and researchers are moving quickly to support survivors stuck at home.
They’ll alert you if you’ve been in close contact with an infected individual, explains U of T’s Emily Seto, but there remain many challenges to their widespread adoption.
The paper published in the Canadian Journal of Higher Education reveals a range of approaches and offers suggestions for improvement.
Scientific publishing is experiencing major changes these days, with increased production of scientific data, open-access publications and online prepublication. Can these changes last?
The new curriculum has also been adapted to address risks associated with COVID-19.
As part of the international Strike for Black Lives and #ShutDownSTEM, Canadian researchers stopped work as usual on June 10 to dedicate the day to confronting anti-Black racism.
Struggling to juggle myriad responsibilities, “the easiest thing to put off … is research,” says one professor.
Students at OCAD University found creative ways to complete final projects from home.
OISE PhD candidate Stacy Costa explains the popularity of puzzles during the COVID-19 pandemic – and challenges you to solve a puzzle of her own design.
“We’re witnessing the disappearance of history,” says one expert.
Most graduates seem satisfied with the experience but miss the celebratory aspect afterwards.
Like many institutions, the pandemic forced Brock University to reimagine the ultimate milestone in a student’s academic career.