SSH News: February 26, 2015

Thursday, February 26, 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

Adjuncts deem National Walkout Day a success
February 26, 2015 | Inside Higher Ed

Editorial: Compensating adjuncts fairly
February Issue | CAUT Bulletin

Nunavut prepares for ‘tsunami’ of youth, increases funding for education
February 25, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Yves Bolduc quitte la vie politique: «c'est fini»
26 février 2015 | La Presse

Everest College closure no surprise to some who call it a scam
February 25, 2015 | CBC

Investing in post-secondary education pays off
February 23, 2015 | BC Newsroom

The Academy’s Dirty Secret
February 23, 2015 | Slate

Canada must release its ‘entrepreneurial genie’
February 23, 2015 | The Hill Times, AUCC

New Mitacs head has high hopes for Canadian innovation
February 23, 2015 | The Vancouver Sun

Which pays off more: Getting a university degree or investing the tuition money?
February 20, 2015 | Financial Post

Research and funding

Updated science strategy expands Harper government’s focus on innovation (subscriber content)
February 23, 2015 | The Hill Times

Research at Canada’s colleges a boon for business and social innovation (subscriber content)
February 23, 2015 | The Hill Times           

Irresponsible of feds to download funding of national research tools to universities (subscriber content)
February 23, 2015 | The Hill Times

Une recherche de moins en moins distincte
21 février 2015 | Le Devoir

La stratégie fédérale loin de faire l’unanimité
21 février 2015 | Le Devoir

Open Access and Publishing

The Secret to Big Data Success? Open Access
February 26, 2015 | Streetwise Journal

Statistics Canada chief pledges to fill jobs, wages data gap
February 25, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Writers launch Canadian Authors for Indies Day
February 24, 2015 | Toronto Star

Open Social Scholarship in Canada
February 23, 2015 | Federation Blog

Equity and Diversity

Le Québec est-il vraiment un État interculturel?
25 février 2015 | Le Devoir

City's bilingualism policy not working, uOttawa professor says ahead of book launch
February 24, 2015 | Ottawa Citizen

Aboriginal literacy pilot project dramatically improves test scores
February 24, 2015 | CBC

Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ont., to mandate indigenous learning
February 23, 2015 | CBC


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