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The best universities to work at

Dalhousie, Alberta crack the Top 10 list

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The Scientist magazine polled more than 2,000 researchers and academics with permanent jobs at academic institutions, hospitals, government bodies, or research organizations, to find out the best places to work. Two Canadian schools cracked their Top 10 list for universities outside the U.S.—and both might come as something of a surprise. The most prestigious schools—Montreal’s McGill, University of Toronto, University of British
Columbia—didn’t make it. Instead, Edmonton’s University of Alberta holds down sixth place and Halifax’s Dalhousie University ranked tenth. The survey was paid close attention to the sorts of things that scientists, rather than say, their students, care most about—job satisfaction, research resources and pay were among the factors probed in the survey.

The Scientist

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