SSH News: October 22, 2015

Thursday, October 22, 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

How science helped to swing the Canadian election
October 21, 2015 | The Guardian

Academics urge Trudeau government to act swiftly on education and research priorities
October 20, 2015 | CAUT

Humanities research is groundbreaking, life-changing… and ignored
October 19, 2015 | The Guardian

The impact of academia on Parliament: 45 percent of Parliament-focused impact case studies were from social sciences
October 19, 2015 | Impact of Social Science blog, LSE

The Unexpected Schools Championing the Liberal Arts
Military academies and chef schools say the humanities are essential to their graduates’ success.
October 15, 2015 | The Atlantic

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

Canada must develop people with the skills the modern job market requires
October 20, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Teaching shouldn’t be a ‘problem’ for universities
October 20, 2015 | University Affairs

Unpaid internships demand more action to prevent exploitation of young: expert
October 15, 2015 | Toronto Star

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

Justin Trudeau to appoint new cabinet with equal gender balance
October 20, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Un professeur de l'Université Laval féminise ses plans de cours
22 octobre 2015 | Le Soleil

Winning the indigenous vote means acknowledging disparity in Canada
October 18, 2015 | CBC News

Visible Minority Candidates in the 2015 Election: Making Progress
October 17, 2015 | Policy Options

U of R allows use of preferred names, gender
October 16, 2015 | Regina Leader-Post

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

STM and HSS – the Great OA Divide
October 22, 2015 | Social Science Space

What does Academia_edu’s success mean for Open Access? The data-driven world of search engines and social networking
October 22, 2015 | Impact of Social Science Blog, LSE

The battle for open access is far from over
October 18, 2015 | The Conversation


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