Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Saskatchewan addresses absenteeism by linking health and productivity

Guest blog by Mitacs

The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Nursing supports province’s mining industry.

Robin Thurmeier, Dr. Mary Ellen Andrews, Janet Luimes, Dr. Heather Exner-Pirot, Dr. Lorna Butler and Emmy Neuls

The mining sector plays a critical role in the Saskatchewan economy — it accounts for one in every 16 jobs in the province, with a total payroll of $1.5 billion. Therefore, the health and productivity of mine employees have considerable economic and social benefits in the province, yet the impacts of physical and mental health on productivity within the industry are not yet widely understood.

Professor Lorna Butler and her team at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Nursing and the...

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SSHRC does documentaries at Congress 2018

Guest blog by David Holton, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) @SSHRC_CRSH #SSHRCDocs

Quick, think of a great documentary film.

Got one? Whatever topic it covers, chances are, social sciences and humanities (SSH) scholars have thought about it—and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has funded research on it.

What about An Inconvenient Truth? We fund climate change research. The Maysles brothers’ Grey Gardens? SSH scholars study family dynamics and mental illness. Or Ava DuVernay’s 13th? We’ve got incarceration and social justice covered. Harlan County, USA? Roger and Me...

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Le CRSH présente des documentaires au Congrès 2018

Blogueur invité par David Holton, Le Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines (CRSH) @CRSH_SSHRC  #CRSHDocs

Pensez à un excellent documentaire.

Ça y est? Vous en avez un en tête? Peu importe duquel il s’agit, il y a de fortes chances que des chercheurs en sciences humaines aient déjà réfléchi au sujet qu’il aborde et que le Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines (CRSH) ait déjà financé des travaux de recherche sur ce sujet.

Une vérité qui dérange, dites-vous? Le CRSH finance la recherche sur les changements climatiques. Grey Gardens des frères Maysles? Des chercheurs en sciences humaines étudient les dynamiques familiales et la maladie mentale. Le 13e...

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Good Eats

Guest blog by the University of Regina communications team

Over the past several years, Regina has experienced an explosion of exciting new pubs and eateries. From popular food trucks, to fine dining featuring local fare, to hip new pubs, there’s no shortage of places to satisfy your appetite or quench your thirst.

Downtown Regina offers your biggest selection of dining opportunities. Looking for a delicious steak supper? Check out Golf’s Steak House at 1945 Victoria Avenue, or The Diplomat located at 2032 Broad Street. For those hoping to sample some tasty local fare, check out Crave Kitchen + Wine Bar, located at 1925 Victoria Avenue in the historic former site of the Assiniboia private gentleman’s club. The Capitol, located at 1843 Hamilton Street, offers an ever-changing menu of fresh menu items plus live jazz. Just down the street at 1965 Hamilton, you will find Victoria’s Tavern, a popular choice with locals. Victoria’s serves up all of your...

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Une étudiante mexicaine apporte une nouvelle perspective aux traités autochtones en Saskatchewan

Blogue invité par Robyn Dugas, Spécialiste de contenu, Mitacs

Wendy Ortega Pineda est déterminée à contribuer à la création d’un monde plus équitable. Étudiante en droit à l’Universidad Autónoma de Baja California du Mexique, Wendy a beaucoup appris sur les différences énormes entre les nations en ce qui a trait à l’accès aux ressources élémentaires, aux questions touchant la discrimination et à la justice pour les violations des droits de la personne. À l’été 2015, elle a acquis encore plus de connaissances dans le cadre d’un stage de recherche Globalink de 12 semaines à l’Université de...

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Mexican student brings new perspectives to Indigenous treaties in Saskatchewan

Guest blog by Robyn Dugas, Content Specialist, Mitacs

Wendy Ortega Pineda is determined to do her part to make the world a more equitable place. As a law student at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California in Mexico, Wendy learned much about the profound differences between nations regarding access to basic resources, issues of discrimination, and justice for human rights violations. In Summer 2015, she gained even greater knowledge through a 12-week Globalink Research Internship at the University of Saskatchewan. The program matches top-ranked international undergraduates with summer research projects at...

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Principales attractions touristiques à Regina

Billet rédigé par l’équipe de communications de l’Université de Regina

Située au beau milieu des Prairies, Regina, la capitale de la Saskatchewan, compte d’innombrables attractions formidables. Que vous aimiez les beaux parcs, les événements sportifs animés, les arts et la culture, le magasinage ou les expériences culinaires uniques, vous y trouverez de quoi vous plaire.

Le Centre Wascana est un splendide parc de 930 hectares situé au cœur de Regina, à proximité du campus principal de l’Université de Regina. Baladez-vous ou faites du jogging autour du lac Wascana pour profiter du décor pittoresque et de la proximité de la nature. Ce parc urbain, le plus grand du Canada, abrite de nombreuses autres attractions...

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Top tourist destinations in Regina

Guest blog by the University of Regina communications team

Located smackdab in the middle of the prairies, Regina is Saskatchewan’s capital city and home to countless exciting attractions. Whether you’re a fan of beautiful parks, lively sporting events, arts and culture, great shopping, or unique culinary experiences – Regina truly offers something for everyone.

Wascana Centre is a stunning 930-hectare park located in the heart of Regina (and it’s where the University of Regina main campus is located!). Take a picturesque stroll or run around Wascana Lake and enjoy being close to nature. Wascana, the largest urban park in Canada, is also home to many other tourist attractions, including the Legislative Building,...

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Le CRSH souligne 40 ans d’idées, de talent et de diversité

Blogueur invité par Le Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines (CRSH)

Le Congrès 2018 coïncidant avec son 40e anniversaire, le CRSH est heureux d’y présenter quelques excellentes activités.

Le concours J'ai une histoire à raconter permettra encore une fois à la prochaine génération d’étudiants de talent de montrer comment la recherche en sciences humaines a un impact positif sur notre vie, sur le monde dans lequel nous vivons et sur notre avenir. Venez écouter leurs présentations à l’Espace de l’expo, Carrefour du Congrès, Centre for Kinesiology.

Par la suite, restez sur place et assistez à la réception soulignant le 40e anniversaire du CRSH. Vous...

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SSHRC celebrates 40 years of ideas, talent and diversity

Guest blog by The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Congress 2018 coincides with the 40th anniversary of the founding of SSHRC, and we are excited to contribute some excellent events to its program. 

Our Storytellers contest will once again bring the next generation of talented students to the event to showcase how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better. Come watch their presentations in the CK-Centre for Kinesiology — also known as the Congress Hub — in the Expo Event Space.

Don’t forget to join us at a reception in the same location after this event to celebrate SSHRC’s 40th birthday — cake will be served! Find out more about...

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