The education minister has outlined reforms to higher education funding aimed at producing 'job ready graduates'. But his announcements don't seem completely in line with the data.
Canadian universities need to reform the culture of the humanities so that careers outside the university are seen as just as valuable as tenure-track jobs.
With the support of universities, PhD graduates working beyond the academy could bring their knowhow into PhD seminars or classrooms to help current students expand their career horizons.
What can an algorithm find when it reads a book?
Some AI technologies aren't advanced enough to provide useful insights, but simpler tools can yield new opportunities to explore the humanities.
Donald and Melania Trump in Paris last week. According to the Washington Post, the president has made 6,420 false or misleading comments in 649 days.
US president Donald Trump's industrial scale deception has dangerous implications everywhere. What then, can we do to foster a more civilised society?
Actually yes, science and the arts do work together.
Mobilising value from science and technology needs help from thinkers, designers, makers, policymakers and enablers – and this expertise often sits in the humanities, arts and social sciences domain.
We need to rethink how we frame discourse about Chinese students who speak out at universities – we seem to have forgotten that argument is a normal part of university study.
The power of storytelling research through film.
A little girl in Sudan gets treated by physiotherapist Fatima Mohamed.
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Many medical disciplines have started encouraging their students to embrace lessons from the arts and humanities. Physiotherapy is lagging behind.
What is creativity? Tomes as thick as car tyres have been written addressing this question.
What is creativity? Tomes as thick as car tyres have been written addressing this question. The recently-released Global Creativity Index offers some answers but that doesn't mean they're the right ones.
Suicides are the second leading cause of death on college campuses.
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Suicidal thoughts among college students are more common than we think. Graduate students, especially those in the humanities, are at a greater risk.