04 novembre 2016

Queen’s exhibit highlights the value of creativity in teaching and learning

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Tara Siebarth. Faculty, staff and student contributed artefacts for the month-long Creative Expressions show. More...

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Researchers hail the Canada Foundation for Innovation, 20 years on

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Patricia Hluchy. There is little argument that CFI has made Canada more of a player in international research. More...

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Canvas tents, moosehides and textbooks featured at the North’s “bush university”

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Samia Madwar. At Dechinta, students spend their time on the land learning a range of skills. More...

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U of Alberta hosts third annual Falling Walls lab

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Tara Siebarth. This fall, for the third year in a row, the University of Alberta is hosting the Falling Walls lab. The competition gives researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs at U of A three minutes to present on an original idea or research. More...

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White Privilege Symposium advancing the conversation about race and racism in Canada

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Michael Rancic. The international event is making its way to Canada for the first time through the efforts of Brock’s Racial Climate Task Force. More...

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Fighting to free detained scholars abroad a vexing issue for universities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Carl Meyer. The plight of Concordia professor Homa Hoodfar in Iran has once again brought up the question of what universities can do to protect scholars detained abroad. More...

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Gord Downie lends his voice to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Anqi Shen. Gord Downie’s last tour with the Tragically Hip was far from his last act. The singer and Canadian music icon has partnered with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba to pay tribute to the thousands of indigenous children who went missing in the residential school system and who died without a decent burial. More...

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Copyright back in the spotlight with several impending decisions

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Anqi Shen. A lawsuit and federal review of Canada’s copyright act could have wide implications for universities. More...

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Residential school provides the canvas for multi-artist installation in response to Truth and Reconciliation

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Anqi Shen. Mush Hole Project at former Mohawk Institute Residential School foregrounds Indigenous experiences of site. More...

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Universities get a big boost in federal research funding

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Anqi Shen. Thirteen Canadian universities will receive a combined $900 million in the second round of a federal competition aimed at funding scientific research that puts Canada on the world stage. More...

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