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McMaster University Faculty of Social Sciences news and current events.

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Jul 22, 2016

The Legacy of Looting: The Darker Heritage of Archaeology Collections in Ontario

News and social media sites today are buzzing with the looting of archaeological sites, the illegal antiquities trade and the destruction of heritage around the world.

Jul 14, 2016

NEW Blog Post!

Your Soc Sci degree can take you anywhere. It took Kelsey around the world!

Jul 14, 2016

Racism and Inequity won’t be Ended by Awareness Alone

Dr. Jeff Denis recently published an opinion piece in The Hamilton Spectator based on his extensive research and public sociology on issues of racism, inequality and indigenous treaty rights in Canada.

Jul 12, 2016

What is Sustainable Archeology?

McMaster Innovation Park with Brand Reporting (July 11th, 2016)

Jul 11, 2016

Social Work researcher recognized for work to improve women's health

McMaster School of Social Work PhD candidate Lori Chambers named an Ontario Women’s Health Scholar Award winner by the Council of Ontario Universities.

Jul 06, 2016

US Attitudes Towards Lesbian & Gay People are better than ever

Dr. Tina Fetner has an analysis of trends about the changing attitudes in the United States about gay and lesbian rights in Contexts, a public outreach journal of the American Sociological Association.

Jul 01, 2016

RDC News: July 2016

CRDCN 2016 National Conference and Longitudinal and International Study of Adults (LISA) - 2014, wave 2

Jul 01, 2016

Celebrating Sheila Sammon

Sheila Sammon – teacher, field educator, community-builder & mentor extraordinaire – has retired from the McMaster School of Social Work. Students and former students, field instructors and colleague of Sheila’s gathered to celebrate her.

Jun 30, 2016

Jake Pyne recognized for leadership in the trans community

Jake Pyne has spent the past thirteen years as an advocate and a community-based researcher in Toronto’s transgender community.

Jun 29, 2016

The 2016 CWEN/RFE Young Researcher Award

Svetlana Demidova is awarded the 2016 CWEN/RFE Young Researcher Award.

Jun 28, 2016

"Good Indians, bad Indians"

Dr. Jeff Denis published an opinion piece in the Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal newspaper on public opinion on indigenous issues.

Jun 26, 2016

Introducing The Huque Family Bursary

The Huque Family Bursary was established in the belief that all students should have the opportunity to pursue their educational goals.

Jun 24, 2016