Montreal’s status as a university city is weakening and that could mean dire consequences for the city’s economy, according to a new report by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal.
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Universities are crucial to society because they drive economies, provide a blanket of career opportunities and are often the locations of important groundbreaking research.
A new report commissioned by a bipartisan quartet of lawmakers seeks to bolster the sagging fortunes of the humanities and social sciences, arguing that those disciplines are central to the nation's civic, cultural, economic, and diplomatic future.
This study finds that public funding for postsecondary education is repaid many times over by graduates in the form of higher personal income taxes paid on the income they earn.
A new expert panel report, entitled Innovation Impacts: Measurement and Assessment, was released today by the Council of Canadian Academies.
Universities around the world are coming under greater pressure to increase their productivity, often because of reduced funding in the context of increasing student demand. At the same time, many governments are looking to universities to produce short-term practical outcomes, commercialise thei
Earlier this week, the University of Toronto made a wonderful decision in naming Meric Gertler as my successor as President. As my term winds down, I have to say that it has been an extraordinary privilege to serve the University of Toronto community.
Are PhD graduates unemployable? Are we are producing too many PhDs? Does the public good of their research outweigh the public cost of their training?