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Building an innovation district that has potential to transform the city

You might not know it yet, but one of North America’s most vibrant innovation districts is emerging right here, in Halifax.

Ivan Semeniuk - Globe and Mail | Apr 10, 2017

The federal government risks turning an entire cohort of young scientists into a lost generation if it fails to better co-ordinate a growing host of under-resourced and sometimes out-of-sync organizations that su

Times Higher Education World University Rankings | Mar 13, 2017

Ahead of the Asia Universities Summit, Feridun Hamdullahpur sets out what you need to consider when carrying out industry-funded research.


By Meric Gertler and Ilse Treurnicht to thestar.com | Sep 16, 2016

There was a time when the low rise building in sunny suburbia ruled as the natural habitat of entrepreneurship and innovation, with Silicon Valley as the paradigm.

Ivan Semeniuk - Science Reporter - The Globe and Mail | Sep 6, 2016
Thirteen large-scale initiatives led by universities across Canada are the winners in a high-stakes federal competition aimed at helping the country’s top scientists make a mark in the global research arena.
By Roanna Tamburri, University Affairs | Aug 3, 2016

Presidential terminations and resignations are nothing new, even in the staid world of academia.

ICEF Monitor | Aug 1, 2016

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By Javier C. Hernandez to The New York Times | Jul 30, 2016

BEIJING — Chinese primary and secondary schools are often derided as grueling, test-driven institutions that churn out students who can recite basic facts but have little capacity for deep reasoning.

By LOUISE BROWN GTA, Education, Schools to thestar.com | Jul 26, 2016

Stop mocking that university degree as just a bachelor of barista — new research shows Canada’s post-secondary grads really do land jobs with healthy salaries, suggesting the Ivory Tower isn’t a waste of time after all.

Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press | Jul 23, 2016

MONTREAL -- When she heard the Canadian Space Agency is looking to recruit new astronauts, eight-year-old Sahana Khatri figured she just might be what they're looking for.