The Trent Northern Studies Colloquium is pleased to welcome everyone out to our one day event, showcasing the Canadian North! Each academic year students and faculty at Trent University come together for a one-day event dedicated to showcasing, discussing, and...
Bata Library staff are currently engaged in the process of weeding out and discarding half of the library’s print collection. When Bata reopens after its renovations later this year, it will be with half as many print books as...
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...
Mercury, the liquid metal, has been used for centuries due to its unique properties in items such as thermometers and tooth fillings although its use has declined as we have become aware of its toxic side effects. However, it...
“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...
As a PhD candidate at the University of Western Ontario, I regularly conduct research related to my interests and areas of study. For a graduate research seminar, part of my research project takes a close look at the role...
Now that 2013 is behind us, here is a review of the Trent science department’s major accomplishments, challenges, and groundbreaking discoveries. Here is also an idea of some significant changes that the Trent community can expect and look forward...
After a successful pilot run during the fall semester, the Centre for Teaching and Learning is preparing for the second instalment of their Open Chair Project. This initiative launches Feb. 22, and encourages instructors at Trent to experience the teaching...
Principal of Catharine Parr Traill College, Dr. Michael Eamon, has expanded Trent University’s Continuing Education classes. Dr. Eamon’s initiative, continuing from successful runs since Spring 2014, is a series of evening classes for lifelong learners. The classes are open to...
Brazil is a second-year white settler woman studying philosophy and environmental science. She is a pro-choice feminist. Saturday March 10, the philosophy department held their annual student symposium. This is an event at which philosophy students from all years are...