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McMaster University Faculty of Social Sciences news and current events.

Take a Spring or Summer course in Anthropology!

Take spring and summer courses to fulfill a requirement, ease your workload next year, or just for interest

Mar 29, 2017

Anthropology Careers Night

Thursday, March 30, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Location: Burke Science Building (BSB) room 137

Mar 28, 2017

Anthropology Colloquium Series | Faidra Papavasiliou, Georgia State University

Title: "Genetic Enclosures, Genetic Trespasses: Agrobiodiversity and Contestation in Greece Under Crisis and Austerity", Date: Tuesday, April 4, Location: AN Bourns Science Building, Room A404, Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mar 28, 2017

Lessons learnt from Elections and Voting Behaviour Workshop, Leuven, Belgium

After attending a winter school on Elections and Voting Behaviour in Leuven, Belgium, Department of Political Science's 1st-year PhD candidate, Rachel Barnett, will discuss her experience and share important lessons learnt.

Mar 27, 2017

Virtual Resume Writing Workshop

Online workshop for Level 3 and 4 Soc Sci Students: Tuesday, March 28 5:30pm-6:30pm

Mar 27, 2017

Social Sciences News Roundup | March 13 to 27, 2017

The McMaster Faculty of Social Sciences is known for making a positive impact on the local, national and international stages. Here are some highlights of the many McMaster Soc Sci stories making news.

Mar 27, 2017

Stimulating research! Decent food! Outstanding collegiality!

Please save the date for the Department of Political Science's upcoming Research Design Workshop: Friday, April 7, from 9am to 3pm in McMacter University Student Centre (MUSC) room 318.

Mar 27, 2017

Social Psychology capstone students annual poster fair

All Social Psychology students, staff and faculty are invited to the 2017 Capstone Poster Fair | Wed. March 22, 12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. to be held in the Great Hall of the University Club of McMaster

Mar 21, 2017

McMaster professors lead SSHRC-funded research on Indigenous research sovereignty

Drs. Michelle Dion (Political Science) and Chelsea Gabel (Health, Aging, and Society) have been awarded one of 28 Knowledge Synthesis Grants as part of SSHRC's Imagining Canada's Future initiative. The funding announcement was made by Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science in Ottawa.

Mar 21, 2017

Promising new cholesterol medicine raises drug cost questions

The Department of Political Science's Dr. Katherine Boothe appeared on the CTV National News on March 17 to discuss the policy implications of an expensive new drug for lowering cholesterol.

Mar 21, 2017

Yes, you can try something new

Adults who take on a new sport or a musical instrument find life is a lot more fun. The Department of Health & Aging's Meridith Griffin spoke to the Hamilton Spectator about the benefits of starting new physical activities as an adult.

Mar 16, 2017

IGHC Research Seminar Series

Tue., Mar. 21, 2017, 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m., L.R. Wilson Hall 3001, McMaster University, Third Worldism re-considered: the multiple lives of an (unrealized) political project, Dr. Alina Sajed

Mar 16, 2017

What you need to know about political extremism in 2017

Ameil Joseph of McMaster University's School of Social Work weighs in on the extremist movements on either end of the political spectrum.

Mar 16, 2017

Come de-stress with us

Tues. March 21, 10 a.m. to 12 noon chill out with @LilyAtMac and enjoy snacks and drinks on us! Hosted by the Office of Experiential Education.

Mar 15, 2017

Social Sciences News Roundup | Feb. 27 to Mar. 6 , 2017

The McMaster Faculty of Social Sciences is known for making a positive impact on the local, national and international stages. Here are some highlights of the many McMaster Soc Sci stories making news.

Mar 15, 2017

2017 10th Annual Munk School graduate student conference: The New Nature of Democracy

The Department of Political Science's Dr. Netina Tan will be speaking at a round table discussion on "Government for the People" focusing on the development of populism outside of North America and Western Europe

Mar 15, 2017