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In addition to his scientific publications, Dr. Thon is a regular contributor to University Affairs, the online publication of higher education in Canada. Read his latest pieces here.

Recent Articles

  • Peer support is central to improving PhD student mental health
    by David Kent on January 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Guest writer Sarah Masefield explains why she created the "How to Thrive and Survive in your PhD" project to help postgraduate researchers connect and help one another. The post Peer support is central to improving PhD student mental health appeared first on University Affairs.

  • Aligning your brand and culture within your team
    by Jonathan Thon on January 12, 2021 at 5:32 pm

    Once you know what type of brand you are aiming for, you can identify the values that your team should embrace. The post Aligning your brand and culture within your team appeared first on University Affairs.

  • Will 2021 be the year for improving mental health in academia?
    by David Kent on December 31, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    This past year has accentuated issues that needed to have some light shone on them and we should be very careful not to push them back in the darkness. The post Will 2021 be the year for improving mental health in academia? appeared first on University Affairs.

  • The benefits of aligning your brand and culture
    by Jonathan Thon on December 9, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    Having a distinct brand that is integrated with your research program’s culture allows your team to define its strengths and intended contributions to a field. The post The benefits of aligning your brand and culture appeared first on University Affairs.

  • Caveat emptor: preprint servers in biomedical science
    by David Kent on December 2, 2020 at 3:50 pm

    While the advantages of preprint servers are numerous, researchers need to be very clear about the fact that these findings have not been formally assessed by the scientific community. The post Caveat emptor: preprint servers in biomedical science appeared first on University Affairs.

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