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April 4, 2018
Canada’s medical residency system is leaving some graduates in limbo
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A growing number of students, after years of study, aren’t getting the residency positions they need to become physicians.
By WENDY GLAUSER | APR 04 2018

Government reveals full list of Canada 150 Research Chairholders
Government reveals list of Canada 150 Research Chairholders
24 researchers will soon join Canadian universities from institutions around the world – many of them expats looking for a way home.
By NATALIE SAMSON | MAR 29 2018

How do you solve a problem like contract cheating?
How do you solve a problem like contract cheating?
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 EMILY BARON CADLOFF | APR 04 2018

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Lessons from the first Summit for Mentoring Indigenous Graduate Students
Lessons from the first Summit for Mentoring Indigenous Graduate Students
Some insight from speakers at the sold-out summit, which was hosted by the Indigenous Education Network at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
By MOIRA MACDONALD | MAR 30 2018

The hard task of addressing “hot button” issues at universities
The hard task of addressing “hot button” issues at universities
The nature of universities as organizations helps explain why so much symbolic management takes place when they are faced with thorny subjects.
By CRESO SÁ | MAR 29 2018

Academics need to speak out on #MeToo
Academics need to speak out on #MeToo
We have the tools and the opportunities to gather knowledge and teach the ideas that lead to solutions.
By ALLAN CAHOON | MAR 29 2018

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UPEI road show brings climate science from the lab to communities affected by coastal erosion
UPEI road show brings climate science from the lab to communities affected by coastal erosion
“We’ll talk about anything they want to talk about, as long as we have something educated to say about it.”
By SPARROW MCGOWAN | APR 03 2018

Experiments in peer review: Getting the decision right
Experiments in peer review: Getting the decision right
David Kent looks at some of the new ways scientific journals are trying to fix the current peer review system.
By DAVID KENT | APR 03 2018

Jerome Cranston University of Regina

Jerome Cranston will become the University of Regina’s dean of education, effective July 1. Dr. Cranston is presently the executive director, student engagement and academic success, and associate professor of educational administration, at the University of Manitoba. Previously, he was associate dean, undergraduate programs, in the faculty of education at U of M, where he also serves on the advisory board and as a research affiliate for the Centre for Human Rights Research.

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