SSH News: January 7, 2016

Thursday, January 7, 2016

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

George Elliott Clarke tapped as new parliamentary poet laureate
January 5, 2016 | CBC News

Humanities Job Woes
January 4, 2016 | Inside Higher Ed

Fabiola Gianotti, new head of CERN, represents a new breed of scientist
January 2, 2016 | Hamilton Spectator

Order of Canada Appointments | Nominations au sein de l'Ordre du Canada
December 30, 2015 |

UBC Political Science leads a team to create new field of study

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

Laurentian University professor removed for asking students to agree to profane language
January 4, 2016 | CBC News

'We try to be their family here': First university-funded Syrian refugee arrives in Regina
January 2, 2016 | Regina Leader-Post

Ontario universities struggle to bolster entrepreneurship programs
January 1, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

Une année tourmentée en éducation
31 décembre 2015 | Le Devoir

The Year of the Imaginary College Student
December 31, 2015 | The New Yorker

Southern Ontario should be an innovation cluster, not a farm team
December 28, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Council welcomes four new members to its Scientific Advisory Committee
December 22, 2016 | Council of Canadian Academies

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

Where’s Literature’s Class Diversity?
January 6, 2016 | New Republic

Making media stars of women academics
January 6, 2016 | The Guardian

Opinion: More attention should be paid to university students' mental health
January 3, 2016 | Montreal Gazette

The painful journey to the heart of residential school history
December 27, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Debunking the myth that Canadian schools teach enough about indigenous people
December 23, 2015 | CBC News

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

Dutch lead European push to flip journals to open access
January 6, 2016 | Nature

Canadian university libraries threatened by soaring academic publisher prices
January 5, 2016 | Rabble

Cuts to journal subscriptions an opportunity, not a crisis
January 5, 2016 | University Affairs


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