SSH News: May 7, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 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 | Sciences humaines et sociales

Arts Advantage: Why enrolling in the liberal arts is smarter than you think
April 2015 | Literary Review of Canada

How not to reform the humanities
May 4, 2015 | University Affairs

Why business prizes humanities degrees
May 3, 2015 | Australian Financial Review

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

Canada’s place in the global economy depends on education advantage (Subscriber content)
May 5, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Op-ed: High admin costs hurting universities
May 5, 2015 | Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Measuring the Economic Impact of Postsecondary Institutions
May 5, 2015 | HEQCO

Seneca and U of T Scarborough create first bachelor of science pathway in Ontario
May 5, 2015 | COU

Enrolment should be cut by 30 percent. Debate
May 1, 2015 | University Affairs

Publishing and Open Access | L’édition et le libre accès

Does peer review do more harm than good?
May 5, 2015 | Maclean’s

The Half-life of Print
May 4, 2015 | The Scholarly Kitchen

Authors for Indies Day shines a light on humble booksellers
May 1, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

Campus Diversity, Often Seen as Key to Learning, Can Have an Educational Downside (Subscriber content)
May 7, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Sexism in Peer Review
May 7, 2015 | The Scholarly Kitchen

Budget targets $5 million for female entrepreneurs
May 6, 2015 | Ottawa Citizen

University of Waterloo joins UN program promoting women in STEM fields
May 5, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

The myth about women in science? Bias at work in the study of gender inequality in STEM.
May 5, 2015 | The Impact Blog, LSE

SFU-based program to help First Nations entrepreneurs
May 1, 2015 | The Vancouver Sun

Research and funding | La recherche et le financement

Why Ottawa’s investment in research will touch all Canadians
May 5, 2015 | The Globe and Mail


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