On August 9, 2018 The Guardian newspaper printed an opinion piece entitled “A PhD should be about improving society, not chasing academic kudos.” Within, Dutch researcher Julian Kirchherr argues that the academy has focused on achieving research impact and...
The Trent Philosophy Society, the university’s oldest undergraduate society, added another successful event to their year with the Philosophy Symposium held at Traill College on Saturday, March 28. Approximately 40 attendees gathered in Bagnani Hall to listen to six Trent...
On the evening of October 18th, approximately 50 people piled into Bagnani Hall at Traill College for the Vanier Lecture. This event, hosted by Trent’s very own Professor Joan Sangster, was entitled “Questioning Canadian Colonialism: Histories of Indigenous-Settler Relationships.” The...
An event called ‘Suds ‘N Speakers’ was held on March 26 at the Trend. Where “some of Trent’s Post-Doctoral scholars” came to talk about “exciting research that is taking place at Trent,” as advertised in the poster. A total of...
What do Organic Chemistry and Materials Physics have to do with designing the perfect cup of coffee and avoiding cancer of the esophagus? Apparently everything, as an exciting new invention from the Trent Centre for Biomaterials Research is proving....
“The tradition of Northern Studies at Trent is almost as old as the university itself.” As the founding president of Trent University, Dr. Symons actively supported Northern interests and was central to the creation of the Association of Canadian Universities...
Host the Feminist Research Cafe, of course! Dr. May Chazan has led the students of WMST 3031 Doing Feminist Research throughout the winter semester to carry out their own research projects. Each of these students took a required preliminary women’s...
I read with great interest the recent article by Will Pearson on the growing shift at Bata Library to e-books and commend him for a timely and thoughtful article. Quite apart from the high risk of disposing of printed material...
Have you ever wondered how to buy and read a book an Ancient Greece? If you have, let me tell you, it was nothing like buying books today. Professor of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia, Hallie...
At the end of this week, the 10th annual David Morrison Lecture in International Development will be hosted in downtown Peterborough. Each year, this lecture series aims to bring a distinguished international development scholar to disseminate their knowledge across...