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McMaster University Faculty of Social Sciences news and current events.

Drawing on new research methods

McMaster Anthropologist to team up with Bosnian illustrator to investigate new forms of labour activism.

Dec 11, 2017

Congratulations to PhD student, Kelsey Leonard, for receiving the prestigious Harvey E. Longboat award!

Kelsey Leonard is a recipient of the Harvey E. Longboat award for her transboundary work on Indigenous water governance

Dec 11, 2017

AltAusterity Digest #25 November 30-December 6, 2017

This week in Austerity News:

Dec 08, 2017

Coming in January!

Take a look at the exciting Experiential Education activities coming up next month.

Dec 07, 2017

Essays in Exile

NEW BOOK: Congratulations to Dr. Travis Kroeker of the Department of Religious Studies, on the publication of his most recent book: Messianic Political Theology and Diaspora Ethics: Essays in Exile.

Dec 07, 2017

Congratulations to undergraduate Eric Lim for receiving the Undergraduate Student Research Award for Fall 2017!

Eric will be doing his research on “Effects of Electoral Malpractice on Regime Stability in East and Southeast Asia” and is supervised by Political Science's Dr. Netina Tan.

Dec 06, 2017

The 91 Most Important Economic Charts to Watch in 2018

Maclean's talked to Michael Veall (Economics) who weighed in on the most important economic charts to watch in 2018.

Dec 05, 2017

Finance, Austerity, and Globalization Intersect

How do decisions made in financial centres shape the lives of vulnerable populations across the world?

Dec 05, 2017

AltAusterity Digest #24 December 23-29, 2017

This week in Austerity News:

Dec 04, 2017

Call for Proposals - IMDB and LSIC-IMDB Data Pilot Projects

A call for proposals to the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB) and the Extended Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada (LSIC-IMDB) Data Pilot Projects has been released.

Nov 30, 2017

RDC News: December 2017

December hours, our annual holiday party, and the availability of a new data set.

Nov 30, 2017

Health, Aging & Society Graduate Programs Now Accepting Applications for 2018-19

Applications for the three graduate programs offered by the Department of Health, Aging & Society are now being accepted for September 2018 entry.

Nov 30, 2017

Two recent PhDs selected for Alfred Hunter Memorial Award

Dr. Deena Abul Fottouh and Dr. Katie Steeves were each awarded the Alfred Hunter Memorial Award, given to a graduating PhD student at McMaster Sociology in recognition of academic excellence.

Nov 30, 2017

Off to Israel!

McMaster Religious Studies student Rebecca Sampson will be spending the Winter 2018 term in Jerusalem, thanks to the Freeman Family Bursary.

Nov 30, 2017

Regulatory Austerity

How does fiscal consolidation affect regulation and enforcement?

Nov 28, 2017

Seungjin Han (McMaster University) | Repercussions of Fast Rising Top Inequality

Fri, December 1, 3:00pm - 4:30pm KTH-334 Host: Pau Pujolas

Nov 28, 2017

Social Sciences Media Spotlight | Nov. 14 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.

Nov 28, 2017

AltAusterity Digest #23 November 16-22, 2017

This week in Austerity News:

Nov 24, 2017

Need Help on How to Study for Exams?

The Student Success Centre is offering a wide variety of upcoming workshops that will help prepare you for exams.

Nov 23, 2017

Adam Grearson receives Canadian Mental Health Association award

The Canadian Mental Health Association granted a $1,000 award to Sociology MA student, Adam Grearson, for achieving a high level of education while living with schizophrenia.

Nov 22, 2017