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  • Articles and reports: 81-595-M2003011
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report presents a rethinking of the fundamental concepts used to guide statistical work on postsecondary education.

    Release date: 2003-12-23

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20030036654
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Many people in the federal and provincial governments, in universities, hospitals and other organizations are asking the same questions about the commercialization of university research: Is it increasing? What are the benefits? How do universities and regions compare? Statistics Canada's 2001 Survey of Intellectual Property Commercialization in the Higher Education Sector shows that commercialization activities took a giant leap from 1999 to 2001. This article includes the results for universities only.

    Release date: 2003-10-20

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003012
    Description:

    In 2001, Statistics Canada conducted the third Survey of Intellectual Property Commercialization in the Higher Education Sector, which was designed to illuminate the overall process of intellectual property (IP) management. Over 100 universities, degree-granting colleges and affiliated research hospitals took part in this voluntary survey. The results show that over 60% of institutions are actively managing (identifying, protecting, promoting and/or commercializing) their IP. Royalties from licensing increased from $18.9 million in 1999 to $44.4 million in 2001. To date, universities and research hospitals have created a total of 680 spin-off companies.

    Release date: 2003-10-20

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2003210
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The relationship between family income and postsecondary participation is studied in order to determine the extent to which higher education in Canada has increasingly become the domain of students from well-to-do families. An analysis of two separate data sets suggests that individuals from higher income families are much more likely to attend university, but this has been a long-standing tendency and the participation gap between students from the highest and lowest income families has in fact narrowed. The relationship between family income and postsecondary participation did become stronger during the early to mid 1990s, but weakened thereafter. This pattern reflects the fact that policy changes increasing the maximum amount of a student loan as well as increases in other forms of support occurred only after tuition fees had already started increasing.

    Release date: 2003-10-03

  • Articles and reports: 81-003-X20020026524
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study examines universities' responses to reductions in government funding and changes in operating revenue and expenditures over the past 15 years, using the Financial Information of Universities and Colleges Survey.

    Release date: 2003-06-11

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2003201
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Previous research suggests that high-school students living beyond commuting distance from a university are far less likely to attend, especially if they are from a lower-income family. This study asks three follow-up questions. First, do students who live too far to attend university 'make-up' for this disadvantage by attending college (if one is nearby)? Second, how does this uptake in college participation differ by class of income? And finally, does distance to school deter students from attending college?

    After controlling for various factors associated with postsecondary participation, including sex, province, family income, and parental education, students living near a college are more likely to attend college than those students living near both a university and a college. The magnitude of this uptake in college participation almost completely counterbalances the difference in university participation, yielding similar postsecondary participation rates between the two groups. It was found that the uptake in college participation in outlying areas mainly occurs within groups of students who are from lower- and middle-income families, and who live far away from universities. Although there are very few students living beyond commuting distance from a college, research has shown that these students are far less likely to attend college, especially if they are from a lower-income family.

    Release date: 2003-06-04

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003008
    Description:

    This document presents the geographical distribution of Federal Government expenditures on science and technology (S&T) for the years 1994/95 to 2000/2001.

    Release date: 2003-05-05

  • Stats in brief: 88-001-X20030037883
    Description:

    This service bulletin presents the geographic distribution of federal government science and technology expenditures. Data on federal government expenditures on science and technology are found in Volume 26 No. 5 of this publication series, released in October 2002. In both this and the earlier bulletin, science and technology (S&T) expenditures are the sum of expenditures on research and development (R&D) and on related scientific activities (RSA).

    Release date: 2003-03-14
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  • Articles and reports: 81-595-M2003011
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report presents a rethinking of the fundamental concepts used to guide statistical work on postsecondary education.

    Release date: 2003-12-23

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20030036654
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Many people in the federal and provincial governments, in universities, hospitals and other organizations are asking the same questions about the commercialization of university research: Is it increasing? What are the benefits? How do universities and regions compare? Statistics Canada's 2001 Survey of Intellectual Property Commercialization in the Higher Education Sector shows that commercialization activities took a giant leap from 1999 to 2001. This article includes the results for universities only.

    Release date: 2003-10-20

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003012
    Description:

    In 2001, Statistics Canada conducted the third Survey of Intellectual Property Commercialization in the Higher Education Sector, which was designed to illuminate the overall process of intellectual property (IP) management. Over 100 universities, degree-granting colleges and affiliated research hospitals took part in this voluntary survey. The results show that over 60% of institutions are actively managing (identifying, protecting, promoting and/or commercializing) their IP. Royalties from licensing increased from $18.9 million in 1999 to $44.4 million in 2001. To date, universities and research hospitals have created a total of 680 spin-off companies.

    Release date: 2003-10-20

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2003210
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The relationship between family income and postsecondary participation is studied in order to determine the extent to which higher education in Canada has increasingly become the domain of students from well-to-do families. An analysis of two separate data sets suggests that individuals from higher income families are much more likely to attend university, but this has been a long-standing tendency and the participation gap between students from the highest and lowest income families has in fact narrowed. The relationship between family income and postsecondary participation did become stronger during the early to mid 1990s, but weakened thereafter. This pattern reflects the fact that policy changes increasing the maximum amount of a student loan as well as increases in other forms of support occurred only after tuition fees had already started increasing.

    Release date: 2003-10-03

  • Articles and reports: 81-003-X20020026524
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study examines universities' responses to reductions in government funding and changes in operating revenue and expenditures over the past 15 years, using the Financial Information of Universities and Colleges Survey.

    Release date: 2003-06-11

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2003201
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Previous research suggests that high-school students living beyond commuting distance from a university are far less likely to attend, especially if they are from a lower-income family. This study asks three follow-up questions. First, do students who live too far to attend university 'make-up' for this disadvantage by attending college (if one is nearby)? Second, how does this uptake in college participation differ by class of income? And finally, does distance to school deter students from attending college?

    After controlling for various factors associated with postsecondary participation, including sex, province, family income, and parental education, students living near a college are more likely to attend college than those students living near both a university and a college. The magnitude of this uptake in college participation almost completely counterbalances the difference in university participation, yielding similar postsecondary participation rates between the two groups. It was found that the uptake in college participation in outlying areas mainly occurs within groups of students who are from lower- and middle-income families, and who live far away from universities. Although there are very few students living beyond commuting distance from a college, research has shown that these students are far less likely to attend college, especially if they are from a lower-income family.

    Release date: 2003-06-04

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003008
    Description:

    This document presents the geographical distribution of Federal Government expenditures on science and technology (S&T) for the years 1994/95 to 2000/2001.

    Release date: 2003-05-05

  • Stats in brief: 88-001-X20030037883
    Description:

    This service bulletin presents the geographic distribution of federal government science and technology expenditures. Data on federal government expenditures on science and technology are found in Volume 26 No. 5 of this publication series, released in October 2002. In both this and the earlier bulletin, science and technology (S&T) expenditures are the sum of expenditures on research and development (R&D) and on related scientific activities (RSA).

    Release date: 2003-03-14
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