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McMaster University Faculty of Social Sciences news and current events.

March 19th RIPS: Where Did All The Baby Bottles Go? The Politics of Canada's Regulation on BPA

Join us on Thursday March 19, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in KTH-732

Mar 19, 2015

Join us for a Public Talk on March 16 on Conceding To Thrive: Asia's Path to Democracy and Lessons for China

All are welcome to a Public Talk on Conceding to Thrive: Asia's Path to Democracy and Lessons for China

Mar 16, 2015

Work-Family Conflict in Context: The Impact of Structural and Perceived Neighbourhood Disadvantage on Work-Family Conflict.

Young, Marisa. 2015. “Work-Family Conflict in Context: The Impact of Structural and Perceived Neighbourhood Disadvantage on Work-Family Conflict.” Social Science Research, 50, 311-327.

Mar 12, 2015

Austerity Roundtable

Join the Austerity Research Group on Wednesday March 11th, 2015 at 2.30pm in KTH-503

Mar 11, 2015

Election Watch column co-authored by Inder S. Marwah published in New Canadian Media

Election Watch is a series of columns evaluating the impact of new Canadian voters on the 2015 federal election co-authoredby Inder S. Marwah, Stephen E. White, and Phil Triadafilopoulos.

Mar 11, 2015

Cutting Waste or Wasting Cuts: Is Austerity Sustainable?

March 11, 2015 Time: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Mar 11, 2015

MCPI News: Celebrating Indigenous Education & Future Directions at McMaster

from Grass Roots to Student Success. 3:30pm-5:00pm | HSC 1A6

Mar 09, 2015

RDC News: March 2015

New data sets at RDC, 2013 community noise and health study, and general social survey - social identity (SI) 2013 - cycle 27

Mar 01, 2015

Gateway Cities: Project GCP Invitational Workshop (Feb 27 2015)

Please find attached the workshop slides for the Gateway Cities Project (GCP) Workshop.

Feb 28, 2015

Lessons of Life from the Great Law of Peace

The Presidents’ Perspectives on Peace Campaign presents the Inaugural Lecture of the McMaster Laureates of Peace Lecture Series: Lessons of Life from the Great Law of Peace with an introduction by Patrick Deane, President and Vice Chancellor of McMaster University.

Feb 23, 2015

McMaster undergrad's interest in gerontology began early in life

Health & Aging undergrad student, Victoria Adshade, translates her early interests into a meaningful undergraduate experience.

Feb 18, 2015

Home Ontario doesn't grow enough food to feed itself, but it could: Study

Professor Atif Kubursi was quoted in this CBC news article about Ontario's local food supply.

Feb 10, 2015

Contact Theory in a Small-Town Settler-Colonial Context: The Reproduction of Laissez-Faire Racism in Indigenous-White Canadian Relations

Dr. Jeffrey Denis has published an article, “Contact Theory in a Small-Town Settler-Colonial Context: The Reproduction of Laissez-Faire Racism in Indigenous-White Canadian Relations.” in the American Sociological Review 80(1): 218-242.

Feb 06, 2015

(AWSM) Lecture featuring OLIVIA CHOW

The second Academic Women's Success & Mentorship (AWSM) Lecture featuring OLIVIA CHOW will be held on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 3:30pm in Convocation Hall.

Feb 05, 2015

Gateway Cities Project: Research Findings: Robson, Brown & Anisef (2014)

Please find a link below to a 2014 report by members of the Gateway Cities Project Team on Identifying the Complexity of Barriers Faced by Marginalized Youth in Transition to Postsecondary Education in Ontario: Robson, Brown & Anisef

Feb 04, 2015

Feed the Hungry

The Indigenous Studies Program is holding a food/clothing drive to help our Northern Neighbours who are in desperate need of donations. Due to the outrageous costs of food and clothing item, many of these families go without.

Feb 02, 2015

CONFERENCE: Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy 4

Dates and Times: Monday, February 2nd, 1 pm to 5.15pm and Tuesday, February 3rd 9.00 am to 5.15 pm. Location: CIBC Hall ( MUSC)

Feb 02, 2015

RDC News: February 2015

Upcoming hours changes, EXTENDED DEADLINE: Call for Proposals for the Incident-Based Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Survey, and Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS).

Feb 01, 2015

January 29th RIPS: Mid-Size Cities in North America and the Crisis of Global Industrial Restructuring

Join us on Thursday January 29, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. in KTH-732

Jan 29, 2015

Book Launch, January 29th

Orchestrating Austerity:Impacts and Resistance

Jan 29, 2015