SSH News: February 12, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015


Here is our list of the most interesting news articles about the humanities, social sciences and higher education from the past week:

Higher Education

Union attacks University of Manitoba dean: University president says report is flawed
February 11, 2015 | Winnipeg Free Press

Performance funding: The burden of proof
February 11, 2015 | OCUFA

New immigration rules risk leaving international students behind
February 10, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

UBC divestment vote calls on university to end fossil fuel investment
February 10, 2015 | CBC

Opinion: McGill must divest its endowment fund of fossil fuels
February 10, 2015 | The Montreal Gazette

McGill et Concordia affirment que les exigences de Québec nuisent au recrutement
9 février 2015 | Le Devoir

China Tells Schools to Suppress Western Ideas, With One Big Exception
February 9, 2015 | The New York Times

The Rich Man’s Dropout Club: Whatever happened to the teenage entrepreneurs whom Peter Thiel paid to forgo college?
February 8, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Equity and Diversity

OUSA Campaigns Against Gender Pay Gap, "Bachelorette Degree"
February 10, 2015 | CNW

Interactive: Campus sexual assault reports
February 9, 2015 | CBC

AUCC statement in response to CBC story on campus sexual assault
February 9, 2015 | AUCC

Eleven facts about the gap between First Nations and the rest of Canada
February 9, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Paul Martin: Indigenous thought belongs in the classroom
February 9, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Open Access and Publishing

Renaud-Bray bouscule le milieu des librairies (sur abonnement)
10 février 2015 | Le Devoir

U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Announces Public Access Policy
February 10, 2015 | The Scholarly Kitchen

Research and funding

Dr. Ted Hewitt Appointed President of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
February 12, 2015 | SSHRC

Ted Hewitt nommé président du Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada
12 février 2015 | CRSH

Government of Canada supports over 75 science and engineering research teams
February 10, 2015 | NSERC

Le gouvernement du Canada appuie plus de 75 équipes de chercheurs en sciences et en génie
10 février 2015 | CRSNG


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