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CAGS provides a variety of publications which address concerns of the graduate education community. A Statistical Report on registration in graduate studies at Canadian universities is also published yearly. All publications are available free of charge to the public and can be accessed through the relevant links below.

Newsletter archive


Imagining Canada’s Future

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Imagining Canada’s Future

Member schools of the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies reflect a diversity of perspectives, focu s and university cultures. This document highlights the thrust of reports from CAGS members who took part in the SSHRC’s Imagine Canada’s Future initiative.

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*Future challenge questions:

1. What new ways of learning, particularly in higher education, will Canadians need to thrive in an evolving society and labour market?

2. What effects will the quest for energy and natural resources have on our society and our position on the world stage?

3. How are the experiences and aspirations of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada essential to building a successful shared future?

4. What might the implications of global peak population be for Canada?

5. How can emerging technologies be leveraged to benefit Canadians?

6. What knowledge will Canada need to thrive in an interconnected, evolving global landscape?


INSITUTION QUESTION*

REPORT

CONCORDIA 6 pdf
HEC 1 pdf
LAVAL 1 & 2 pdf
MCGILL 6 pdf
MCMASTER, BROCK & WILFRID LAURIER  3 pdf
MEMORIAL 6 video
OCAD 1 pdf
OTTAWA  1 doc
OTTAWA 1 doc
QUEENS & RMC 1 pdf
REGINA 3 doc
RYERSON & YORK 6 -
TORONTO 1 doc
UNBC 2 pdf
UQAC 1 pdf
UQAT 3 pdf
ADESAQ (7)** 5 pdf
VICTORIA 3 doc
WESTERN & WINDSOR 5 doc
WINNIPEG 3 pdf
** ADESAQ: 7 INSTITUTIONS PARTICIPATED IN RT EVENT: CONCORDIA, UQAM, UQTR, INRS, UQO, ENAP, UQAC

Reports and Submissions to Government


Best Practices


Working and Discussion Papers

Title Date
Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs in Canada: Practice and Potential June 1, 2014
Graduate Student Professional Development: A Survey with Recommendations Prepared for: The Canadian Association for Graduate Studies in conjunction with The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada October 1, 2012
Professional Skills Development for Graduate Students November 1, 2008
Guiding Principles for Graduate Student Supervision November 1, 2008
Challenges to Innovation in Graduate Education Synopsis of the International Conference of the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies; November 2-5, 2005; Toronto, Canada November 2, 2005
Doctoral Education in Canada 1900-2005 September 1, 2005
A Guide to Intellectual Property for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars November 1, 2005
SSHRC Transformation and Consultation Reactions and Commentary May 1, 2004
The Completion of Graduate Studies in Canadian Universities: Report & Recommendations October 1, 2003
Bibliography on Completion of Graduate Studies  
Brave New Worlds, Graduate Education for the 21st Century A Report on the International Conference held in Montreal, October 24th to October 27th, 2001 October 27, 2001
Educating the Best Minds for the Knowledge Economy: Setting the Stage for Success CAGS Position Paper on Student Financial Support October 1, 2001


Third Party Publications and Resources

DISCLAIMER - Third Party Publications and Resources
The information contained in any third party documents is the responsibility of the third party and CAGS is not responsible for any of its information and does not endorse the content of third party documents.

Links to any third party websites are provided for convenience only. Any third party websites and the information contained on such third party websites are the responsibility of the third party. A link to a third party website does not necessarily mean that CAGS endorses the content or the use of such websites.

Note that third party publications are posted in the language in which they are received.
Title Date
Emerging Researchers and Intellectual Property: Law, Policy and Practice June 14, 2016
Reimagining PhD paths at UBC: An Integrative Approach to Doctoral Student Preparation for Diverse Careers November 19, 2015
Defining a New Culture: Creative Examination of Essential Requirements in Academic Disciplines and Graduate Programs September 22, 2014
News Release: University leaders issue statement on interdisciplinarity in graduate education and research September 10, 2014
Evidence-based strategies for doctoral students October 2013
Evidence-based policies and pedagogies for Graduate Program Directors October 2013
Evidence-based pedagogies for supervisors October 2013
Evidence-based policies and pedagogies for Deans of Graduate Studies October 2013
Exploring the Experiences of Early Career Academics October 2013
Accommodating Graduate Students with Disabilities May 2010