Global Storybooks: From Arabic to Zulu, freely available digital tales in 50+ languages
by Bonny Norton, Professor, Department of Language & Literacy Education, University of British Columbia on January 19, 2020 at 1:25 pm
A free, open-access repository of multilingual children's stories is one response to the United Nations' urgent call to promote equitable education on the International Day of Education, January 24.
Cannabis edibles pose serious risks to our kids
by Anita Srivastava, Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto on January 19, 2020 at 1:25 pm
As cannabis candies and chocolates become widely available, sweeter edibles may be more appealing to youth. We need to work to minimize the potential health impacts.
The ominous metaphors of China's Uighur concentration camps
by Aidan Forth, Assistant Professor, History, MacEwan University on January 19, 2020 at 1:25 pm
The metaphors used to defend the 21st century’s largest system of concentration camps are chillingly similar to Nazi Holocaust-era justifications.
The biology of coffee, the world's most popular drink
by Thomas Merritt, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Laurentian University on January 19, 2020 at 1:25 pm
How does one of the most popular drinks in the world actually work on our bodies?
Universities must open their archives and share their oppressive pasts
by Evadne Kelly, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Guelph on January 17, 2020 at 1:03 am
To confront colonialism, universities must open their archives and let communities see their pasts, eugenics and all.