SSH News: October 8, 2015

Thursday, October 8, 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

Governor General David Johnston on Arthur McDonald and why Canadians don’t win Nobels more often
October 7, 2015 | National Post

Knowledge matters in our election
October 6, 2015 | Federation Blog

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

2015 Nobel Prize in Physics: Canadian Arthur B. McDonald shares win with Japan's Takaaki Kajita
October 6, 2015 | CBC News

Fed up with precarious work, academic staff speak out for fair and full employment
October 7, 2015 | CAUT

The value of discussing difficult topics in the classroom
October 7, 2015 | University Affairs

Don't let politicians drive a wedge between teaching and research
October 7, 2015 | The Guardian

How the deck got stacked against young Canadians
October 6, 2015 | Toronto Star

Cégeps: un premier geste cet automne pour dénoncer l’austérité
5 octobre 2015 | Le Journal de Montréal

America: Abandon Your Reverence for the Bachelor's Degree
October 5, 2015 | The Atlantic

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

NDP government would make First Nations education a priority: Mulcair
October 7, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Questions raised over preserving sensitive Truth and Reconciliation testimony
October 7, 2015 | University Affairs

Being a Woman in STEM Is Stressful
October 5, 2015 | Time

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

Les finalistes des GG de 2015 : 7 catégories de livres d’ici, des auteurs établis et émergents de partout au pays
7 octobre 2015 | Conseil des arts du Canada

Belarusian Author Svetlana Alexievich Wins 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature
October 8, 2015 | New Republic

Research and its Impact | La recherche et ses incidences 

Nobel Prize win brings world attention to Canadian research excellence
October 6, 2015 | Universities Canada

Large, linked data sets are transforming historical research
October 5, 2015 | University Affairs


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