Monday, March 13, 2017
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Friday, March 10, 2017
Another travel ban, the realities facing women in PSE, and supporting those not on the tenure-track are among the topics covered in the latest collection of PSE stories. Oh, and adding Beyonce to the syllabus. Cant' leave that one out...
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017
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Monday, March 6, 2017
We are currently recruiting pregnant women 18 years or older to participate in a study looking at the effects of exercise on cardiovascular and nervous system health.
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Monday, February 27, 2017
The McCalla Professorships recognize our colleagues' contributions to student learning as well as their commitment to integrate teaching and research at the University of Alberta. This award, named for the first dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Arthur Gilbert McCalla, provides an opportunity for faculty members to further explore and implement strategies for integrating their teaching and research.
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Friday, February 24, 2017
Outbreaks of mumps in Manitoba, southern Alberta and the United States in the past several months are a reminder that vaccine-preventable infections, including mumps, are still a risk to health.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
I am looking for research participants for my research study that is examining new potential methods for improving ankle flexibility.
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Campus Sustainability Leadership Awards, I knew I had to put in a good word for the members of the Augustana Chaplaincy, who make our campus more sustainable in so many ways.
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Thursday, February 16, 2017
As researchers, we are well versed about the risks of our research to our participants, and it is these concerns that dominate ethics board considerations. This symposium aims to shift the conversation, and illuminate the plethora of risks (physical, mental, political, legal, etc.,) facing researchers who engage in many different kinds of research.
Monday, February 13, 2017
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Thursday, February 9, 2017
What is NSSE?NSSE—pronounced “Nessie”—is the National Survey of Student Engagement.
Created, administered, and disseminated by the NSSE Institute at the Centre for Postsecondary Research in Indiana University School of Education, the survey is reaches hundreds of 4-year postsecondary institutions across North America every year. This year, the survey will run from February 9 to March 31, 2017.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
General Faculties Council embarked on review of academic governance last spring. This is the first review of the University of Alberta’s academic governance structure in about 40 years. As President Turpin, chair of GFC, noted on the January 30th meeting of GFC, this review will have a substantial impact on the future governance of the university. Today we would like to provide an update on progress to date.
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Monday, January 23, 2017
A "Consider This" piece.
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A rude awakeningYou are checking your email first thing one morning, as you do every morning, and you find in your inbox a message with a subject line that says something like “Notice of Copyright Infringement.” How did such a message find its way into your inbox, and what does it mean? You may have just felt the reach of Canada’s “Notice and Notice regime”!
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Friday, January 20, 2017
Since July of 2015, I have had the privilege of working on Aboriginal Initiatives, now known as Indigenous Initiatives, for the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic). This includes co-chairing the Council on Aboriginal Initiatives with Chancellor Doug Stollery and supporting the University’s work in Indigenous research and scholarship, teaching and learning environments, student-centered supports, and responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action.
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Friday, January 13, 2017
Yes, it’s okay to say “I’d rather not,” tips to avoid getting scammed by fraudulent journals, and the idea of a united “Canadian science” are just a few of the higher ed topics circulating the web in this collection of articles from the start of 2017.
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
The search Vice-President (Research) is currently underway. In consultation with the Chair of the Board of Governors, Mr. Michael Phair, President Turpin has established an Advisory Search Committee for the Vice-President (Research).
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Monday, January 9, 2017
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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