14 décembre 2016

Hackathons offer students a chance to shine (sleep optional)

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Becky Rynor. At University of Waterloo’s Hack the North, 1,000 students compete to create a new program or project in a gruelling 36-hour contest. More...

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Web series brings Memorial University to life for prospective students

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Natalie Samson. A web series following 10 new Memorial University students over an academic year is helping to bring the institution to life for prospective and current students. More...

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Canada’s innovation policy needs more humanities and social sciences, FedCan meeting told

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Tara Siebarth. “We have not been aggressive enough in our role in innovation,” says Richard Hawkins at the annual conference of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. More...

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Okanagan Charter redefines health care at six universities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Samia Madwar. Simon Fraser University is overhauling its academic calendar. The crucial student resource, with its course schedules and important dates and deadlines, may not change substantially. More...

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Canadian Interuniversity Sport rebrands as U Sports

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Mark Cardwell. The body that governs university sports in Canada has changed its name and logo. The head of the organization and chief architect of the rebrand said the new moniker – U Sports – heralds the dawn of a new era for university sports in Canada. More...

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Research coalition to examine the experiences of Syrian refugee children

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Diane Peters. In November 2015, Canada announced it would accept 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year, with more to follow in 2016. Thanks partially to the tragic images of three-year-old Alan Kurdi washed up on the shore of the Mediterranean, Canadians overwhelmingly supported the new Liberal government’s plan and signed up to become sponsors. More...

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Queer Media course schools Ryerson journalism students on LGBTQ history and reporting

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Ryan English. Ryerson University’s school of journalism recently started offering Queer Media, a first-year course that introduces journalism students to queer history and the ethical questions underpinning the reporting of LGBTQ stories. More...

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A research team is investigating the prevalence of sexual violence on Quebec’s university campuses

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jean-François Venne. A surge in allegations of sexual violence and hyper-sexualized frosh activities have, in part, inspired the study. More...

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New book explores the ABCs of university-level French immersion

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jean-François Venne. Few Canadian universities offer French-immersion programs, yet such programs abound at the primary and secondary levels. A new book looks at this scarcity and offers solutions to foster new programs. More...

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Canada’s postdocs need better support systems to succeed, survey suggests

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Anqi Shen. A national survey by the Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars highlights challenges postdocs face in Canada. More...

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