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Elite? or just educated?

Elite? or just educated?

Having spent some time working in the US and frequently immersed in American academic journals and conferences, I am well...

Sheng and Shanghai

Sheng and Shanghai

Sheng Zhong recently defended her PhD dissertation at UBC School of Community and Regional Planning.  Last year at the Association...

I can’t believe you didn’t know this, but…

I can’t believe you didn’t know this, but…

Having decided to go back to school after working for five years, I am sometimes amazed at my fellow students’ lack...

Metropolis 2010

Metropolis 2010

Je viens de retourner de Montréal, où j’avais l’opportunité de practiquer mon français. A brief two and a half days...

10 questions designed to annoy PhD students

10 questions designed to annoy PhD students

Are you almost done? (asked almost immediately after starting a PhD, and continually until graduation) Isn’t it time for you...

SCARP Affordable Housing Symposium

SCARP Affordable Housing Symposium

No matter what your profession, you’ve probably been to your share of conferences. From professional to academic, trade shows to...

Does Canada have an Ivy League?

Does Canada have an Ivy League?

There is a lot of debate out there about whether or not there are schools in Canada equivalent to the...

Funding inequities make a big difference in PhD studies

Funding inequities make a big difference in PhD studies

In a previous post, I joked about the obvious discrepancies in funding between humanities/social sciences and natural sciences…and I say...

The “haves” and “have-nots” at Canadian universities

The “haves” and “have-nots” at Canadian universities

If you’re a Canadian university student, there’s an easy way to tell where your faculty stands in the university’s hierarchy....

Farewell Meidad Kissinger

Farewell Meidad Kissinger

Dr. Meidad Kissinger, who graduated from SCARP in 2008, is to begin teaching at Ben-Gurion University in Israel this September. Meidad...

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