SSH News: March 5, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 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

Social science embedded in science: Innovation depends on greater understanding of attitudes and social processes.
March 3, 2015 | The Impact Blog, LSE

Social science is vital too
February 25, 2015 | The Guardian

Higher Education

Academia has to stop eating its young
March 5, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Job quality in Canada declining on all fronts, CIBC index shows
March 5, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Quebec tuition law is discriminatory, says McGill student
March 4, 2015 | Montreal Gazette

University labour strife underscores cost of tenured academics
March 4, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Cuts to Alberta's education will be disastrous for future generations
March 4, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Il n’y a pas de guerre civile à l’UQAM
4 mars 2015 | Le Devoir

Egan: The prof who doesn't teach — our new course in Ontario?
March 3, 2015 | Ottawa Citizen

Grande marche pour l'éducation à Montréal
28 février 2015 | Le Devoir

Anti-terrorism bill C-51 'dangerous' legislation, 100 academics say
February 27, 2015 | CBC

EduData – From the Classroom to the Workplace: Are recent university grads using their skills?
February 24, 2015 | Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario

Open Access and Publishing

Flipping, not Flopping: Converting Subscription Journals to Open Access
March 4, 2015 | The Scholarly Kitchen

Minister Holder Announces New Open Access Policy for Research
February 27, 2015 | Government of Canada

Le ministre Holder dévoile une nouvelle politique sur le libre accès
27 février 2015 | Gouvernement du Canada

Equity and Diversity

Dalhousie male dentistry students discuss toll of misogyny scandal in open letter
March 2, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Time for an inquiry, now (subscriber content)
March 2, 2015 | The Hill Times

Canadian Universities Attracting Kids, Especially Girls, To Sciences
March 1, 2015 | Huffington Post


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