SSH News: September 24, 2015

Thursday, September 24, 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

University of Ottawa prof named as possible Nobel Prize winner
September 24, 2015| The Globe and Mail

The Royal Society of Canada Welcomes the 2015 Cohort of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
September 22, 2015 | Digital Journal

Is interdisciplinarity a field or skill?
September 23, 2015 | University Affairs

Liberal arts degrees teach synthesis, the skill that lasts: Mallick
September 20, 2015 | Toronto Star

Vanishing Canada: Why we’re all losers in Ottawa’s war on data
September 18, 2015 | Maclean’s

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

Here are the issues Canadians care about the most this election
September 23, 2015 | Maclean’s

Elections Canada pilot project aims to boost the student vote
September 23, 2015 | University Affairs

Hausse du taux de décrochage: l’Université Laval sonne l’alarme
22 septembre 2015 | Journal de Montréal

What's trending in post-secondary education?
September 21, 2015 | Toronto Sun

Where there's WIL, there's a way
September 21, 2015 | Toronto Sun

Why isn't the cost of higher education a bigger campaign issue?: Wells
September 18, 2015 | Toronto Star

Hypersensivity isn’t the only problem with today’s campuses
September 18, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

University of Windsor hiring 50 full-time professors
September 16, 2015 | CBC News

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

For women, Harper’s government has been a disaster
September 22, 2015 | iPolitics

Survey: More than 1 in 5 female undergrads at top schools suffer sexual attacks
September 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

Manitoba announces 'historic' aboriginal language partnership
September 21, 2015 | CBC News

U of S Professor incorporates First Nations design concepts in engineering classes
September 21, 2015 | CBC News

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

Les revues francophones abandonnées par Québec
22 septembre 2015 | Le Devoir

Top ten tips for universities seeking to implement Open Access
September 14, 2015 | Impact of Social Science Blog, LSE

Research and its Impact | La recherche et ses incidences 

Academics: leave your ivory towers and pitch your work to the media
September 23, 2015 | The Guardian

Evidence-Based Policy: The Challenges
September 24, 2015 | Social Science Space

Development Experts Seek Help from Social Scientists
September 23, 2015 | Social Science Space

Canadian researchers call on fellow scientists to be more vocal in the media
September 18, 2015 | Policy Options


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