SSH News: December 10, 2015

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Weekly digest of the most recent news from the humanities, social sciences and higher education. Un bulletin hebdomadaire des actualités les plus récentes des sciences humaines et sociales et de l’enseignement supérieur.

Humanities and Social Sciences | Les sciences humaines et sociales

Expectations run high for new government at science policy conference
December 9, 2015 | University Affairs

Can social science still be used as a foundation for public policy? On improving the reliability of evidence.
December 7, 2015 | Impact of Social Science Blog, LSE

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

Students need meaningful data when choosing postsecondary education
December 7, 2015 | Universities Canada

Richard Wiggers – Wanted and coming: Solid, reliable and current info on life after PhD
December 8, 2015 | HEQCO Blog

Only 1 in 5 Canadians with PhDs land a tenure-track job in their field
December 4, 2015 | CBC Radio

An encouraging Speech from the Throne for Canada’s colleges and institutes
December 7, 2015 | Colleges and Institutes Canada

Canadian Tuitions Among World's Highest, OECD Study Finds
December 5, 2015 | Huffington Post

‘Practically free’ university is changing lives
December 4, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Why colleges and increasingly being seen as the smart choice
November 30, 2015 | Maclean’s

Carleton's board of governors a free speech battleground
November 30, 2015 | Ottawa Citizen

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

Q&A: Murray Sinclair: Time to right the wrongs of the past on First Nations education
December 7, 2015 | Toronto Star

Polytechnique massacre: Lives forever changed
December 6, 2015 | Montreal Gazette

Will truth bring reconciliation? Justice Murray Sinclair says not without education
December 6, 2015 | CBC Radio

Pour une école moins blanche
4 décembre 2015 | Le Devoir

Open Access and Publishing | Le libre accès et l’édition

Creative Commons hits 1 billion licences for free usage
December 8, 2015 | CBC News

Open Library of Humanities aims to ‘flip’ journals to open access
December 3, 2015 | Times Higher Education

The Business of Open Access: Collaborating on a Way Forward
November 26, 2015 | CSPC


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