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Montreal professor Gilles Brassard’s boundary-pushing work in quantum physics wins world’s largest science prize

In the News   |   September 23, 2022

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Gilles Brassard, a University of Montreal computer scientist who made seminal contributions to the field of quantum cryptography, has been awarded the Breakthrough Prize in fundamental physics, the world’s largest science prize. In an announcement... read more

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Educators are reconsidering how they grade students after COVID-19 upended school life

In the News   |   September 6, 2022

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For high-school teacher Stacie Oliver, the past two years have given her a new perspective on how to best assess students. For a long time, she’d wrestled with the usefulness of assigning marks, researching its... read more

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Canadian universities are rushing to address critical shortage of student housing

In the News   |   August 29, 2022

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A hot rental market across Canada is squeezing postsecondary students with universities and private companies trying to meet growing demand with a mini-boom in residence building. Universities have been adding new residence spaces, with several new... read more

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International students waiting for visas from Ottawa at risk of missing start of classes

In the News   |   August 26, 2022

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Delays in processing student visas have put a large number of international students at risk of missing the start of fall classes this year, as the federal Immigration Department struggles to keep up with what it... read more

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Student scientists demand action on federal scholarships

In the News   |   August 12, 2022

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Canadian graduate students in the sciences took to Parliament Hill on Thursday, pressing their case that the funding system which supports them at levels unchanged in nearly two decades is woefully inadequate. The protest was... read more

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Canada’s summer job market for students is booming as positions top prepandemic levels

Articles of Interest   |   July 4, 2022

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After two years of downturns because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the summer job market for university and college students in Canada is starting strong as employers are hiring more applicants and reporting a high number... read more

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How should children learn to read? In Canada, two schools of thought struggle for supremacy

Articles of Interest   |   June 20, 2022

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Kindergarten teacher Kristen Wilson helps Anna Pascoe, 4, at Holy Name of Mary Catholic school in Marysville, Ont. FRED LUM/THE GLOBE AND MAIL As educators get pupils caught up on fundamentals after the pandemic’s disruption,... read more

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Canadian universities still partnering with Huawei despite 5G ban over security

In the News   |   June 9, 2022

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Leading Canadian universities say they intend to continue research and development with Huawei Technologies Co. – which reaps intellectual property from the partnerships – after Ottawa’s decision to ban the Chinese telecommunications giant from 5G... read more

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Prominent researchers urge Ottawa to increase top science scholarships above poverty line

In the News   |   May 12, 2022

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Federal scholarships intended to support some of Canada’s most accomplished graduate students in science have become so devalued by inflation that those who receive them are effectively earning below the poverty line absent any additional... read more

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Ryerson will be called Toronto Metropolitan University after board approves name change

In the News   |   April 26, 2022

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Ryerson University will now be called Toronto Metropolitan University after a proposal to change its name was approved Tuesday by its board of governors. Ryerson president Mohamed Lachemi recommended the Toronto Metropolitan name from a... read more

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For some children, online learning had unexpected benefits

Articles of Interest   |   February 22, 2022

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Before the pandemic, when students were in classrooms and the term “remote learning” was mostly just a theory, Kearie Daniel’s eldest child, now 11, required a nudge to complete homework. He was a bright young... read more

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Review recommends University of Western Ontario introduce mandatory sexual violence education for incoming students

In the News   |   February 8, 2022

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All incoming students at University of Western Ontario will have to complete online training in gender-based and sexual violence before they arrive on campus under an initiative to address a toxic culture that prompted a... read more

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Universities to stick to online classes for now to slow spread of COVID-19

Articles of Interest   |   January 21, 2022

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A majority of Canada’s research universities have pushed classes online until the end of January or even later in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, leaving some campuses divided over how and when... read more

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Canadian universities have weathered the COVID-19 pandemic without impact on enrolment or achievement

In the News   |   January 17, 2022

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When the emergence of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 forced Canadian universities to delay the winter term or begin it online, it was a blow for many students, who feared yet another portion of their... read more

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Shakespeare’s First Folio acquired by UBC in ‘once-in-eternity’ purchase

In the News   |   January 13, 2022

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An exceedingly rare and valuable complete first edition of William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies – known as the First Folio – has been acquired by the University of British Columbia. The purchase of the nearly 400-year-old... read more

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