SSH News: November 5, 2015

Thursday, November 5, 2015

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

Canada creates science-minister post
November 4, 2015 | Nature

What happened to Industry Canada? Trudeau elevates scientific research in new cabinet role
November 4, 2015 | Financial Post

How sound science policy can make Ottawa better
November 2, 2015 | The Hill Times

Art vs. Science
Professor Michael Reid discusses why humanities students are more capable of science than they think
November 2015 | The Varsity

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

The Case for Free Access to Higher Education
November 4, 2015 | Academica Forum

Smart Skills for a Smarter Canada – speech by Paul Davidson
November 4, 2015 | Universities Canada

How the University of Calgary's Enbridge relationship became controversial
November 2, 2015 | CBC News

Education, age important in post-recession Toronto, report says
November 3, 2015 | Toronto Star

Quebec's student movement on cusp of transformation
November 3, 2015 | Montreal Gazette

Investir dans la ressource la plus renouvelable qui soit
1 novembre 2015 | La Presse

Fewer young Canadians working since 2008 recession, StatsCan finds
October 30, 2015 | CBC News

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

Residential school documents to be publicly available for first time
November 3, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Duncan Campbell Scott plaque now includes his past creating residential schools
November 2, 2015 | CBC News

It's 2015, what's all the kerfuffle about gender parity in Cabinet about?
November 3, 2015 | The Hill Times

UBC Engineering sets goal of 50 per cent female enrollment by 2020
November 3, 2015 | The Ubyssey

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

Editorial staff quit Elsevier journal en masse
November 4, 2015 | The Bookseller

Books, Glorious Books: Explorations in Open Access Monograph Publishing
November 2, 2015 | The Scholarly Kitchen


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