Where once we had visions of space travel for all, today we share an enticing dream of digital power. Both visions warrant a reality check.
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Research publications in “prestigious” journals and teaching performance far outweigh community service in assessing academic promotion and tenure, even though some of the criteria are flawed.
Academic tenure should be replaced with better alternatives, says a professor at Texas State University who has been waging a 10-year legal battle over his outspoken views on tenure.
The Canada Research Coordinating Committee continues to focus on leading challenges in R&D and innovation. One of those challenges — a lack of live venues for talking about them — was finally overcome at this year’s Canadian Science Policy Conference.
The Short Report – November 23, 2022: $1.2 billion for Oceans Protection Plan projects; Ontario’s AI sector growing; Attabotics raises US$71 million; feds failing on cybersecurity risks; and more
We have heard plenty about the daunting social, economic, and technical challenges of driverless cars. Now spare a thought for the easy gains already being made by carless drivers.
Export Development Canada juggles the need to confront Canada’s shrinking profile in global markets and make the most of the country’s abundant energy resources, while also setting social and environment priorities to address climate change.
Researchers have generally looked on land for places to store carbon to mitigate climate climate change. A team led by the University of Victoria is now looking around Canada’s extensive coastline for undersea sites that might do an even better job.
A lot of older Canadians are happily retiring. And a lot are happy to keep working, in a wide variety of occupations.
Opinion Leader: With the market and investors onboard, now is the time for investment and policy action to boost clean tech innovation, says Andrew White, CEO of Toronto-based CHAR Technologies.