Monica participates in panel on PhD careers

Daniel Munro, Reinhart Reithmeier, Simona Chiose, Monica Munaretto, and Jonathan Turner

Monica Munaretto was a panelist at the PhD Career Outcomes: Research Results & Future Directions event organized by the University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies and the Career Exploration & Education unit on Thursday, November 29, 2018. The event considered questions including: What is the value of a PhD? Where are PhDs employed? What does this tell us about career development programming for PhDs? What can you as a PhD student, potential PhD student, postdoctoral fellow, or professor do to support flexible career development?

Creso speaks at International Forum on Education in Berlin

On Tuesday Nov 27, Creso participated in the panel Exploring Difference: Bachelor`s / Master`s Transitions 20 Years after Bologna at the International Dialogue on Education in Berlin. The panel considered the issues and challenges around Germany’s adoption of the Bologna-style degree structure, situating the discussion in an international/ comparative context considering the experience of Canada, the US, the UK and Poland. The International Dialogue on Education is a joint initiative of the British Council Germany, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German-American Fulbright Commission, the Embassy of Canada in Germany and the Freie Universität Berlin.

Chris Holt appointed Lecturer at Waterloo’s Conrad School

Chris Holt (close cropped)Christopher Holt has been appointed Lecturer at the University of Waterloo’s Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. His responsibilities at Conrad include teaching a practicum course to Master’s of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology students. Chris is currently carrying out his thesis research on entrepreneurial identity development among university students.

Congratulations Chris!

 

Creso quoted by THE on the implications of the Ford election for Ontario’s universities

Screenshot from 2017-04-20 12-36-19New premier bids to tie Ontario university funding to free speech. June 19, 2018, by Ellie Bothwell.

“Universities in Ontario could be the next higher education institutions to face punishment if they are deemed to fail to uphold free speech, after populist businessman Doug Ford was elected as premier of the Canadian province.” Read full article  [registration required]