McMaster receives $1M gift to attract anthropology graduate students

    Victor Koloshuk has made a gift of more than $1 million to McMaster's Department of Anthropology to honour the legacy of his late wife, Shelley Saunders (pictured), a McMaster researcher, beloved teacher and internationally renowned biological anthropologist. McMaster University’s Department of Anthropology has received a $1M gift from Victor Koloshuk, in honour of his late wife, ...

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Athabasca to offer online FPSC-approved courses

Athabasca University to offer online FPSC-approved courses

  Athabasca University has reportedly become the first education provider to offer FPSC-Approved Core Curriculum courses in an online degree program. The Insurance Journal explains that Athabasca has been approved to offer eight courses qualifying students for FPSC Level 1 Certification in Financial Planning, the first step towards becoming a Certified Financial Planner. “Many of our students ...

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Western opens first of its kind children’s clinic

The Child and Youth Development Centre is open at the former Bank of Montreal building just north of Western University

  Western University has opened the doors to a new, one-of-a-kind youth clinic. The Child and Youth Development Clinic will give Western graduate students the opportunity to work together under faculty supervision to provide assessment and treatments for children with education, psychological, behavioural, speech, and language difficulties. The only clinic of its kind in Ontario, the centre offers high-quality psychological ...

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U of T, McGill, UBC top list of Canada’s best Research Universities

The University of Toronto is Canada’s top research university, according to Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities 2017. Published by RE$EARCH Infosource Inc, the rankings also rated universities based on research income, research income growth, and research intensity. U of T had the highest research income among medical/doctoral universities, while the University of Waterloo had the ...

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This concrete composite can help buildings withstand quakes

TORONTO : A concrete coating developed by researchers in Canada that can help withstand earthquakes will be tested in a building in Uttarakhand later this year. CREDIT: UBC PUBLIC AFFAIRS Banthia and Soleimani­ Dashtaki examine a wall retrofitted with a coating of the quake ­resistant material.The spray-on composite developed at the University of British Columbia is ...

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Launch of a collaborative initiative to support Canadian businesses

New initiative to support Canadian businesses Ottawa-based Indo-Canadian organizations collaborate with Carleton University to help Canadian businesses and newly-landed immigrants. Ottawa, Canada - To support Ottawa-based business and new immigrants to Canada, two key Ottawa-based Indo-Canadian organizations have created a collaborative initiative with Carleton University’s Canada-India Centre for Excellence (CICE) to connect Canadian businesses with talent, market ...

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Concordia, Montreal Gazette seek to better inform Montrealers through experimental collaboration

Concordia University has partnered with the Montreal Gazette in a collaboration that aims to better inform Montrealers about all aspects of the road work taking place throughout the city. Titled #MTLroadwork, the project gives Montrealers access to both the Gazette’s journalistic work on the topic and academic journalism conducted by Concordia’s experts. The university’s material ...

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Five Canadian EMBAs make Financial Times’ best 100 Executive MBA list

The Financial Times has released its ranking of the best 100 Executive MBA programs for 2017, and five Canadian schools have made the list. York University’s Kellogg-Schulich EMBA placed first in Canada and 27th worldwide. The EMBA Americas program offered through Cornell University and Queen’s University placed second in Canada and #50 overall. The Ivey EMBA at ...

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PM Modi’s Rs 10,000 crore plan for Indian universities: 10 points

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at Patna University

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Updated: Oct 14, 2017, 22:21 IST At the centenary celebrations of Patna University, PM Narendra Modi announced plans to grant autonomy and Rs 10,000 crore to top 10 public and 10 private universities to make them world-class. He also laid foundations stones for projects totaling Rs 3,700 crore in state capital Patna. Following are ...

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Higher education through digital transformation the only way forward in Young India

S Dubey | Updated: Sep 11, 2017, 20:11 IST World over universities are disrupting and innovating on teaching and learning pedagogues. But in India, universities are still characterized by impractical learning, out-of-touch faculty, exorbitant fees (in private universities) and diminishing employment as job seekers outnumber opportunities. According to Harvard's Prof Clayton M. Christensen, Disruptive Innovation brings ...

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3rd Quebec Film Festival -At JNU (Delhi) on 8th NOVEMBER 8, 2017

Poster Quebec Films 2017(1) CENTRE FOR CANADIAN, US AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH LE BUREAU DU QUÉBEC À MUMBAI INVITES YOU TO A FILM FESTIVAL Indigenous Peoples in Québec New Perspectives, New Voices JNU 1:30 PM: LE PEUPLE INVISIBLE (2007) Directed by renowned Quebec poet and singer Richard Desjardins, ‘The Invisible People’ critically revisits the forgotten history of unequal relationships between ...

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Queen’s launches new doctoral-level program in Rehabilitation and Health Leadership

Queen’s School of Rehabilitation Therapy has received approval to launch a new innovative doctoral-level program. The Doctor of Science in Rehabilitation and Health Leadership (DSc RHL) is the first of its kind at the university. The 36-month executive-style program will allow its students to continue working while completing the degree through a blend of on-campus ...

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Centennial finishes new Centre for Aerospace and Aviation

Centennial College has announced that it has completed construction on its Centre for Aerospace and Aviation in Toronto’s Downsview Park. Students, staff, dignitaries, and guests were on hand to sign a steel I-beam before it was hoisted and incorporated into the new hangar that forms the central feature of the college’s $72M new campus building ...

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Most international students leaving Canada after graduation

Most international students planning to live full-time in Canada after graduation are instead returning home due to confusion about immigration programs and a lack of coordination between provincial and federal governments, report Bala Yogesh and Stuart Neatby. The authors note that this trend is occurring at the same time as Canadian immigration officials are touting ...

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Maclean’s releases 2018 university rankings

Maclean’s releases 2018 university rankings

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The University of Toronto, Mount Allison University, Simon Fraser University, Bishop’s University, and McGill University have all received best-in-Canada designations in this year’s Maclean’s university rankings report. U of T was named Canada’s Top School by Reputation, while MtA took home the title of Top Undergraduate University. SFU was named Top Comprehensive University, Bishop’s was ...

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Atlantic universities support student mental health with hiring of regional coordinator

Universities in Atlantic Canada are taking a co-operative approach to mental health by hiring a full-time regional coordinator to provide strategic guidance and support in this area. Appointed by the Association of Atlantic Universities, which represents 16 universities, Elizabeth Cawley will take on the role. Cawley notes that her long-term goals include resource allocation, faculty ...

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YorkU’s Schulich School of Business, Deloitte partner to create business analytics lab

The Schulich School of Business at York University and Deloitte have announced their plans to create a laboratory to foster advances in the visualization and interpretation of big data. The Deloitte Cognitive Analytics and Visualization Lab will be supported by the Deloitte Data Scientist position, which was made possible by an investment from Deloitte. “Ever ...

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