24 novembre 2015

Le savoir et les nouvelles idées des étudiants au service des entreprises

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "univcan.ca"Par Paul Davidson. Des jeunes de partout au Canada se dirigeront bientôt vers l’université pour le semestre d’automne. Certains d’entre nous les envieront sans doute, nous rappelant nos propres études et la rentrée de septembre. L’expérience de ces nouvelles cohortes sera cependant très différente de la nôtre. En effet, plus que tous leurs prédécesseurs, ces étudiants apprendront par la pratique. Voir l'article...

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Pourquoi les arts libéraux sont essentiels à notre prospérité

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "univcan.ca"Par Robert Campbell. Près de 10 millions d’adultes canadiens lisent les journaux, et beaucoup d’entre eux commencent par les pages éditoriales et les lettres d’opinion. Pourquoi? Parce qu’il est dans la nature de l’être humain de s’informer ainsi que de prendre connaissance d’opinions différentes, de les analyser et d’en discuter. Voir l'article...

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Canada’s universities support Syrian refugees

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "univcan.ca"Canadian universities have a long history of offering assistance to scholars and students fleeing conflict zones.
Now is no different.
Universities across the country are responding to the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis by raising funds, offering scholarships and building on longstanding relationships with established refugee assistance programs. More...

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Canadians say universities prepare students for changing world – survey

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "univcan.ca"Canadians give high marks to universities for preparing students for rewarding careers, leadership and community engagement.  A new survey by Abacus Data also shows that Canadians value the role of universities in driving economic growth and building society in a time of dynamic change and new opportunities. More...

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Nobel Prize win brings world attention to Canadian research

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "univcan.ca"Canada’s universities are celebrating news of the Nobel Prize in Physics being awarded to Arthur B. McDonald, director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNOLAB) and professor emeritus of Queen’s University. More...

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Universities, an investment in our future

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "univcan.ca"By Robert Proulx. Universities are incubators of scientific and social innovation, and important agents of progress for Canadian society. In 2014, according to Universities Canada, the country’s 97 universities invested more than $12-billion in research and development, accounting for 40 percent of all R&D in Canada. However, barely $2.3-billion came from the major federal agencies that fund research (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR), whose budgets in constant dollars have shrunk by six percent since 2007. More...

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Smart Skills for a Smarter Canada

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "univcan.ca"By Paul Davidson. This is one of Canada’s great cities. There is an outstanding quality of life, deep sense of community, and people who look forward. I am thinking of business leaders like Paul Soubry, Philanthropic leaders like Art de Fehr, and cultural leaders like Jeff Herd. (I could spend my full 20 minutes listing them). More...

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Undergrads are getting their hands dirty

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "univcan.ca"By Elizabeth Cannon. In a few weeks, close to a million undergraduate university students will head off to campuses across Canada. About a quarter of them are first-year students, and they’re in for a life-changing experience. The people they meet, the courses they take, and the projects they tackle outside of the classroom will shape their future – and Canada’s. More...

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We ignore the liberal arts at our peril

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "univcan.ca"By Alan Wildeman. Who would have thought it would come to this. Academics around the world are having to explain why there is value in studying history, English, philosophy, psychology, creative arts and the other subjects that collectively make up what we loosely refer to as the liberal arts, or the humanities and social sciences.  It is the equivalent of masons having to justify mortar and plumbers having to justify pipes. More...

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The Group of Eight backs Universities Australia research and innovation push

HomeThe Group of Eight (Go8) is delighted Australia’s universities have embraced a cohesive push for research and innovation to be a crucial national imperative. More...

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