July 7, 2020
Energy savings by reducing the ventilation rates measured in air change per hour (ACH) from the current level to 2 ACH, when the environment is sensed to be clean. Universities initiate discoveries and develop minds as their primary mission. A recent Harvard School of Public Health research paper indicated up to a 288% increase in … Continue reading "CORe Optimation of Lab Research Environment"
June 29, 2020
Transition to the New Tri-Agency Guide on Financial Administration The Tri-Agencies (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC) launched the Tri-Agency Financial Administration initiative in 2017 with a focus on the following three key areas: moving to a more flexible approach to the administration and use of grant funds, bringing significant changes to the Tri-Agency Guide on Financial … Continue reading "Tri-Agency Transition Resources"
November 22, 2019
July 9, 2019
Improving finance service delivery through mobile financial processing support team (FIPS), University of Toronto Mississauga
UTM is a decentralized environment for finance and each department has its own administrative staff responsible for the financial management of the department. The staff have a reporting relationship directly to the academic head. This model provides departments with control and accountability, but lacks segregation of duties, consistency, and did not give departments access specialized/focused … Continue reading "Improving finance service delivery through mobile financial processing support team (FIPS), University of Toronto Mississauga"
June 10, 2019
In its continuing effort to embed safety into the culture and operation of every academic and non-academic unit on campus, Ryerson University’s Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) department implemented a university-wide system of Departmental Safety Officers (DSOs) and Departmental Safety Committees (DSCs). This innovative program is distinctive in three primary ways: 1) while a handful … Continue reading "Ryerson University Departmental Safety Officer Program"
June 10, 2019
July 4, 2018
June 29, 2018
The University of Victoria provides approximately 185 general-purpose teaching and learning spaces, including large lecture theatres. All of these spaces are equipped with audio-visual technologies that enhance teaching and learning. As technologies continue to evolve, our classrooms must be updated to meet the expectation of a modern teaching and learning environment, empower instructors to focus … Continue reading "Classroom Technology Modernization Program"
January 22, 2018
Through ten years of comprehensive climate action, the University of Winnipeg has made quantitative reductions in its greenhouse gas emissions while showing strong leadership and innovation in GHG emission tracking, policy development, management, and reporting. Between 1990 and 2015, absolute campus wide emissions decreased by approximately 32% despite the fact that 38% of currently owned … Continue reading "Managing campus expansion in an era of climate change"
January 25, 2017
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