SSH News: July 30, 2015

Thursday, July 30, 2015


Here is our list of the most interesting news articles on the humanities, social sciences and higher education from the past week. Voici notre liste des plus intéressants articles concernant les sciences humaines, sciences sociales et l’enseignement supérieur de la semaine passée.

Humanities and Social Sciences | Les sciences humaines et sociales

That 'Useless' Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Tech's Hottest Ticket
July 29, 2015 | Forbes

A new funding program at the NEH hopes to bring more humanities research to the general public
July 28, 2015 | Inside Higher Ed

Do We Cheapen Philosophy When We Use It as Therapy?
July 27, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

How Unemployment Rates Shift Choices of Majors
July 27, 2015 | Inside Higher Ed

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

Decent work for a decent education | Travail décent pour une éducation décente
July 27, 2015 | CAUT

University world-ranking position is more important that quality of teaching when it comes to graduate employment, students tell survey
July 27, 2015 | The Independent

From Europe to Canada — austerity cuts worry educators
July 24, 2015 | iPolitics

Congrès international sur l'éducation à Ottawa: 200 professeurs se sont vu refuser leur visa
22 juillet 2015 | La Presse

Is student debt keeping you single?
July 22, 2015 | CBC News

Religious freedom still matters: Trinity Western’s law school deserves accreditation
July 21, 2015 | U of T Varsity

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

McMaster aims to grow number of indigenous grad students in Canada
July 26, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

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

Librarians Leap to the Aid of Researchers Whose Funding Will Soon Depend on Open Access
July 30, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Senate panel approves public access bill
July 29, 2015 | AAAS

Transition time for HSS
August/September 2015 | Research Information

The literary lives of Donald J. Trump
July 26, 2015 | Mashable

Research and its Impact | La recherche et ses incidences 

Spending on research and development in the higher education sector, 2013/2014
July 29, 2015 | Statistics Canada

CFREF funding announcement:

The University of Toronto project is the first recipient of the federal government’s $1.5 billion Canada First Research Excellence Fund
July 28, 2015 | Government of Canada News Release

Driving innovation: Federal research fund picks first recipients
July 30, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

University of Saskatchewan gets biggest federal research grant ever
July 29, 2015 | CBC News

CFI funding announcement:

Government of Canada investments keep researchers globally competitive
July 29, 2015 | CFI

World-class research funded through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund
July 29, 2015 | CFI


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