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Student evaluations measure gender bias and grade expectations better than teaching effectiveness  Thumbnail Image
Student evaluations measure gender bias and grade expectations better than teaching effectiveness
January 13, 2016
According to a newly published study, student evaluations of teaching (SETs) are actually better at gauging the gender bias and grade expectations of students than they are at measuring teaching effectiveness
Manitoba increases funding for post-secondary education by 4%  Thumbnail Image
Manitoba increases funding for post-secondary education by 4%
January 11, 2016
The Manitoba government is increasing funding for colleges and universities province-wide by four per cent, the province said Thursday.
Campus no longer safe place for freedom of expression says free speech advocate  Thumbnail Image
Campus no longer safe place for freedom of expression says free speech advocate
January 11, 2016
A group representing free speech in Canada says university campuses are no longer safe places for free expression.
Are blue skies back for Canada's scientists?  Thumbnail Image
Are blue skies back for Canada's scientists?
January 08, 2016
Six months ago, one of Canada's leading neuroscientists, Robert Brownstone, announced his resignation as director of research in neurosurgery at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, citing the Canadian goverment's "worrisome" cuts to science funding and its shift towards applied research.
Students rally in defence of controversial Laurentian University professor  Thumbnail Image
Students rally in defence of controversial Laurentian University professor
January 08, 2016
Current and former students of a controversial Laurentian University professor are rallying to his defence after he was pulled from a first-year psychology course.
Laurentian University professor removed for asking students to agree to profane language  Thumbnail Image
Laurentian University professor removed for asking students to agree to profane language
January 07, 2016
A Laurentian University professor in Sudbury, Ont. says he has been stopped from teaching a first-year psychology class after asking students to sign off on his use of vulgar language.
Ontario's ombudsman can now investigate municipal, university complaints  Thumbnail Image
Ontario's ombudsman can now investigate municipal, university complaints
January 07, 2016
Ontario’s ombudsman Barbara Finlay has announced that as of January 1st, she has the authority to investigate complaints at universities. While many institutions have internal integrity commissioners, those who are unhappy with how these commissioners have handled a case can now appeal to the provincial ombudsman.
U of W research could revolutionize the way we drive  Thumbnail Image
U of W research could revolutionize the way we drive
December 16, 2015
A group of University of Windsor researchers are programming sophisticated technology designed to drastically reduce roadway collisions-research that could revolutionize the way drivers navigate streets and highways, and postion the univeristy at the forefron in the development of autonomous vehicles.
MSVU students to protest tuition hike  Thumbnail Image
MSVU students to protest tuition hike
December 16, 2015
Mount Saint Vincent University students planned to deliver 350 postcards to the university’s board of governors Tuesday to protest a proposed 20 per cent tuition hike.
Prof refuses to sign agreement, Carleton faces censure over secrecy order  Thumbnail Image
Prof refuses to sign agreement, Carleton faces censure over secrecy order
December 16, 2015
Faculty, student groups and other university employees are lining up behind biology professor Root Gorelick, who was given until this week to sign a board of governors confidentiality agreement.
Injured workers protest outside WSIB office  Thumbnail Image
Injured workers protest outside WSIB office
December 15, 2015
About 20 people gathered for the protest in front of the Ouellette Avenue WSIB office Monday. It was organized by the Windsor and District Labour Council and the Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups, which were holding demonstrations at other WSIB offices in Ontario on Monday.
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