Academic research

Deadlines without consideration

Yesterday, the Graduate Studies Executive Council (GSEC) lowered graduate time-to-completion limits for PhD and Master’s Candidates to four years and two years respectively.Continue...

Academia should have a destination outside of university walls

Since their conception in the Middle Ages, universities have been to the benefit of a particularly fortunate — and therefore limited — group.Continue...

Teaching profs deserve an equal pedestal

A growing trend across Canadian universities is the “teaching class”, university instructors who are hired on short contracts to teach classes on an hourly basis and for lower pay than more ‘elite’ professors who spend their days researching.Continue...

“Get Science Right” campaign comes to Queen’s

“There is a war on science in Canada,” Professor John Smol said, as he addressed a packed room of over 100 local researchers, professors and graduate students at Botterell Hall, Thursday afternoon.Continue...