Around and about
February 18, 2009
- “Researchers struggle as Ottawa scales back funding: Experts frustrated as other countries pour money into science,” Anne McIlroy, Globe and Mail (Feb. 19/09).
- “Selling the Academy Without Selling Out: Marketing expert Ken Steele argues that university marketing, far from dumbing down the university mission, can have the opposite effect, raising entrance averages and enhancing institutional selectivity,” Ken Steele, Academic Matters (Feb. 18/09).
- “UQAM classes cancelled by one-day strike,” Montreal Gazette (Feb. 16/09).
- “No-frills university urged in GTA,” Louise Brown, Toronto Star (Feb. 13/09).
- “Study: Persistence in postsecondary education in Atlantic Canada: 2001/2002 to 2004/2005,” Statistics Canada (Feb. 12/09).
- “Uh-oh Canada: Obama pledge could win back researchers: Brain drain to north could reverse as cuts bite and US President commits to science. John Gill reports,” John Gill, Times Higher Education (Feb. 12/09).
- “Winchester restates first principles with ‘generalist’ liberal arts degree,” Rebecca Attwood, Times Higher Education (Feb. 12/09).