SSH News: September 17, 2015

Thursday, September 17, 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

Academics pressing for change in science policy
September 2015 | CAUT Bulletin

Obama Orders More Behavioral Science in Policy
September 15, 2015 | Social Science Space
Related: White House Fact Sheet and Executive Order

Op-Ed: Arts education is important
September 15, 2015 | Western Gazette

Liberal arts grads earn about $10K less than science grads
September 15, 2015 | CBC News

Social sciences and humanities faculties to close in Japan after ministerial decree
September 14, 2015 | Times Higher Education

Reviving the census debate
September 12, 2015 | Toronto Star

What Is the Point of College?
September 8, 2015 | The New York Times

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

There Is No Excuse for How Universities Treat Adjuncts
September 15, 2015 | The Atlantic

Lethbridge: Professors’ wage gap should be political issue
September 11, 2015 | Halifax Chronicle Herald

CICan shares its election priorities
September 14, 2015 | Colleges and Institutes Canada

Royal Roads' Allan Cahoon: Hallowed halls changing with the times
September 11, 2015 | Victoria Times Colonist

Ryerson leading Canadian universities’ efforts to aid Syrian refugees
September 10, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

Gap between education of aboriginal and non-aboriginal people in Canada widening
September 16, 2015 | Times Higher Education (UK)

Les Franco-Ontariens réclament leur université
10 septembre 2015 | Le Devoir

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

University Affairs nominated for seven Canadian Online Publishing Awards
September 15, 2015 | University Affairs

Researchers are not ‘hoodwinked’ victims. All choose to play the publishing game and some can choose to change it.
September 11, 2015 | Impact of Social Science Blog, LSE

Research and its Impact | La recherche et ses incidences 

Mitacs announces largest Accelerate internship project to date, valued at $2.19 million
September 15, 2015 | Mitacs News Release

Agencies from 12 countries to streamline international research funding
September 9, 2015 | University Affairs


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