Emma Sabzalieva has been awarded a newer researcher prize by the United Kingdon’s Society for Research into Higher Education. In this study, Emma will investigate how certain types of knowledge have been recognized and thus how merit has been determined and rewarded over time. This will be examined by using the University of London archives on scholarships from 1903 to 1993. This project will track shifts in the recognition of knowledge during a seminal period in the institutionalization of scholarships and in higher education in the UK.
Over the past month or so we have witnessed a quick response from Canadian funding agencies, universities, and researchers to the COVID-19 pandemic. New funding schemes have been set up by sponsors and universities, research labs have shifted directions to address pressing needs, experts have engaged …. [read full text]
Faced with the emergency brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, political leaders in Canada have largely behaved like adults. All of a sudden, petty partisan bickering has faded to the background… [read full text].