It’s Time to Get Serious About Peer Review

21 September 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Deborah C. Poff, CM, PhD, Editor of the Journal of Scholarly Publishing. Peer Review Week which is now entering its 8th year chose as its timely theme this year – Research Integrity: Creating and Supporting Trust in Research. As the Editor of the Journal of Scholarly Publishing (JSP) and a long-time […]

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A Pillar of Research Publication Integrity: The Peer Review Process

20 September 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Henry Tran. In today’s polarized political context, the peer-review process has become increasingly critical for abating the proliferation of unsubstantiated low-quality agenda driven pieces that are distributed under the guise of “research.” While the peer-review process, through its reliance on knowledgeable experts to provide constructive feedback to authors, does not guarantee […]

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Peer Review and Research Integrity

19 September 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Michael Veall At least every quarter, a miracle occurs: the release of a new issue of Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques, a journal I edit with the immense help of many. Humanly imperfect, it nonetheless informs the policy process in Canada while maintaining, I believe, a reputation for integrity and reliability. […]

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How Does Learning Fit into Living?

8 August 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Dale Tracy. I have a set of interrelated questions that I am always working on answering in my teaching, researching, writing, and living. I’ll take the opportunity to list them

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COVID-19 and the Higher Education Workplace: Creating a Community of Care to Address Burnout and Employee Turnover

4 August 2022 Contributor Blog
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By: Jake D. Winfield & Joseph H. Paris
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended workplaces of all kinds, as work shifted online for many workers to provide safety. Our study of higher education working conditions in the United States during October 2020 highlighted the numerous ways that these changing work environments were associated with burnout and increased turnover intentions.

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On Co-Authorship in Research/Creation

26 July 2022 Contributor Blog
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Groundworks collaborators take a seat on Mount St. Helena / KanamotaFeatured (L to R): Sophie Traub, Michael Jaguar, Desirae Harp, Kenny Ray Ramos, Tiśina ParkerPhoto Credit: Ian Garrett Written by guest blogger Ian Garrett. Research/Creation, in which the creative process is a key research methodology, is an essential part of my own research and what feels like […]

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Reflecting on Indo-Afro
Racial Tensions in Trinidad

20 July 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Heidi McKenzie. I research and render through my art the lives of Indo-Caribbean indentured workers – my father’s ancestors. This is a little-known history: approximately one million South Asians were shipped to the British colonies in order to fill the void of unwaged labour for the cash crops – largely sugar – when the British emancipated their African slaves in 1834…

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Why Bioethics Should Engage the Cynic

11 July 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest bloggers Catalina González Quintero and Allison B. Wolf In “What the World Needs Now, Is Hume, Sweet Hume,” I (Wolf) primarily used Catalina González’s book, Academic Skepticism in Hume and Kant to reflect on the relationship between different types of skepticism and debates about Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy. Since then, González has started […]

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The Gastromythology of English Tea Culture: On the UKTC’s Advertisements and Making Tea a “Fact” of English Life

4 July 2022 Contributor Blog
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In this UTP Journals Blog post, Arup K. Chatterjee, a Professor at OP Jindal Global University, expands on his research article in the Canadian Journal of History entitled “The Gastromythology of English Tea Culture: On the UKTC’s Advertisements and Making Tea a ‘Fact’ of English Life.’”

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Imagination and Everyday Performance

4 April 2022 Contributor Blog

“Pierogi-making at a Polish Canadian cultural centre”—photo by the author.
Written by guest blogger Wiktor Kulinski.

When we think of theatre, from the traditional to the experimental, we imagine staged performances that are composed and exhibited within constraints.

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