SSH News: October 1, 2015

Thursday, October 1, 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

Researchers to study big data collection used on Canadians
September 29, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

University of Toronto prof among MacArthur ‘genius grant’ winners
September 29, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

EduData – Where do university graduates work in Ontario?
September 29, 2015 | HEQCO

The Humanities at the End of the World (subscription required)
September 28, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Japan's humanities chop sends shivers down academic spines
September 26, 2015 | The Guardian (UK)

Rex Murphy: Institutes of lower education
September 25, 2015 | National Post

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

A university degree isn’t the only, or best, way to build your earning power
September 29, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Right to French-language education enshrined at University of Ottawa
September 28, 2015 | Ottawa Citizen

University students not burdened with debt, P.E.I. conference told
September 27, 2015 | The Guardian (PEI)

College Students Have Forgotten How to Fight the System
September 27, 2015 | New Republic

Why don’t future engineers learn real-world skills in school?
September 26, 2015 | Maclean’s

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

A deafening silence on Aboriginal issues
September 30, 2015 | Maclean’s

A real nation would not let this happen
September 30, 2015 | Maclean’s

Wab Kinew, et al.: Make reconciliation an election issue
September 26, 2015 | National Post

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

We need to examine the dark corners of peer review
September 30, 2015 | University Affairs

Exploring the publishing model of the Open Library of Humanities: A view from Latin America
September 30, 2015 | Impact of Social Science Blog, LSE

Rogers Writers’ Trust 2015 shortlist: Who are the contenders?
September 29, 2015 | Maclean’s

Homo naledi fossil discovery a triumph for open access and education
September 28, 2015 | The Conversation


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