A study has revealed that more than half of total faculty positions at publicly funded Canadian universities in 2016-17 were contract jobs. Contract jobs with low pay and no benefits have been replacing tenured positions.
A new study from Harvard University and the University of British Columbia has found that childhood abuse can cause changes to the molecular structure of DNA.
Tracy Bear, a University of Alberta researcher, She found that existing resilience theory didn't quite align with the resilience of Indigenous women. Instead, Indigenous people have a sense of pride in their community, which is a resource not often found in other cultures.
The University of British Columbia is creating a professorship of cannabis science to investigate the potential for using cannabinoids to treat opioid addiction. Research has shown that cannabinoids can help reduce the number addicted to opioids.
This study is about the future, not the past.