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].
On Nov 25, Christopher Holt successfully defended his doctoral thesis, “Exploring the Entrepreneurial Identity Development of University Students”. Through interviews with students at three universities, the thesis shows how students create entrepreneurial identities in response to many forces that “pull” and “push” them towards entrepreneurship.
Dr. Holt is Associate Director of the Masters in Business, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Waterloo Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business.