SSH News: January 22, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

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

Humanities and Social Sciences

Conference will pay for itself, University says | Video
January 16, 2015 | Leader-Post

Un congrès d’envergure en sciences humaines à Regina en 2018
16 janvier 2015 | Radio-Canada

Branding the Humanities for the Modern Public—and Congress
January 16, 2015 | National Journal

Cracking the code to economic success: social scientists are as vital as engineers
January 21, 2015 | The Guardian

Higher Education

Tracking the Elusive Ph.D. (subscriber content)
January 22, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

College Students Think They’re Ready for the Work Force. Employers Aren’t So Sure.
January 20, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

In an Evolving Career Landscape, How Should Colleges Prepare Students?
January 22, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Grad students vote overwhelmingly to leave CFS
January 19, 2015 | McGill Daily

Canada's international education strategy one year later (subscriber content)
January 22, 2015 | Embassy

Coiteux juge les impacts des coupes acceptables
22 janvier 2015 | Le Devoir

Un nouveau p.-d.g. à la Fédération des cégeps
22 janvier 2015 | Le Devoir

Student kiss in university video sets tongues wagging
January 20, 2015 | CBC

Equity and Diversity

First Nation kids being short-changed, advocate argues
January 21, 2015 | CBC

New Report Finds a ‘Diversity Dividend’ at Work
January 20, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

Open Access and Publishing

Humanities Open Book: Unlocking Great Books
January 15, 2015 | National Endowment for the Humanities

University of California Press Introduces New Open Access Publishing Programs
January 21, 2015 | The Scholarly Kitchen

Our democracy relies on the quality of data in the public domain.
January 22, 2015 | The Impact Blog, LSE

Monographs have to adapt to keep a place in the future
January 22. 2015 | Times Higher Education

Research and funding

Government of Canada announces investment for university, college research overhead
January 19, 2015 | Government of Canada

Minister Holder announces investment in university infrastructure
January 20, 2015 | Canada Foundation for Innovation

2014 Tri-Agency Financial Administration Guide now available
January 21, 2015 | SSHRC

Globe editorial: On snow, science and federal cuts to research funding
January 18, 2015 | The Globe and Mail


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