SSH News: January 29, 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015


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

Humanities and Social Sciences | Sciences humaines et sociales

The war on brains
January 26, 2015 | Toronto Star

The rise of the medical humanities
January 22, 2015 | Times Higher Education

The Social Science of Medicine
January 22, 2015 | Project Syndicate

Valediction for the Liberal Arts
January 27, 2015 | Inside Higher Ed

Where have all the English majors gone
January 26, 2015 | Inside Higher Ed

Low-enrolment programs may need to share: Bjornson
January 23, 2015 | Winnipeg Free Press

Higher Education | Éducation supérieure

Fusions de départements à l'Université de Montréal
24 janvier 2015 | La Presse

A Day Without Adjuncts
January 27, 2015 | Inside Higher Ed

New study shows strong labour-market outcomes for university grads
January 21, 2015 | University Affairs

Study: Career decision-making patterns of Canadian youth and associated postsecondary educational outcomes, 2000 to 2010
January 27, 2015 | Statistics Canada

Why are so many college students failing to gain job skills before graduation?
January 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

Post-secondary funding to align with in-demand jobs
January 26, 2015 | BC Newsroom

Fossil fuel divestment fever hits UBC and other Canadian campuses
January 25, 2015 | Vancouver Observer

Equity and Diversity | Équité et diversité

Ottawa failing to include First Nations in key employment data
January 23, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Winnipeg to launch website seeking ideas on eliminating racism
January 27, 2015 | CBC

Open Access and Publishing | Libre accès et édition

Damage from cancelled census as bad as feared, researchers say
January 29, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Access to information ultimate form of democracy (subscriber content)
January 26, 2014 | The Hill Times

Ask The Chefs: What Do You Think Will Have The Biggest Impact On Scholarly Publishing In 2015?
January 29, 2015 | The Scholarly Kitchen

ProQuest, University of Michigan Library and Bodleian Libraries Provide 25,000 Early Modern Books as Open Access Text
January 27, 2015 | PR Newswire

Research and Funding | Recherche et financement

Federal science, technology, innovation strategy 'mostly stale air' (subscriber content)
January 22, 2015 | The Hill Times

Québec ne doit pas faire de coupes dans la recherche, clame l’INRS
24 janvier 2015 | Le Devoir 


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