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Social Psychology students use capstone course to explore a variety of topics

Recently, the Social Psychology Research Project capstone course (4ZZ6) came to a close and students had the opportunity to showcase their work through a virtual poster session.
Mar 26, 2020

A message from Dean Hurley to the Faculty of Social Sciences

"You have shown immense diligence in your response to COVID-19 thus far. Thank you for working hard to create the supports needed for the next few weeks. I ask for your continued patience as we strive to adapt to this continuously evolving situation."
Mar 15, 2020

New Director of Honours Social Psychology Program

The Honours Social Psychology Program welcomes Dr. Tara Marshall as the new director.
Jul 25, 2019

Honours Social Psychology program welcomes new administrator

The Honours Social Psychology program welcomes Emma Pechmann as the new administrator
Jun 26, 2019

Social Sciences students recognized with 100 individual awards and scholarships

On behalf of the Faculty of Social Sciences, we wish to extend our warmest congratulations to all of the recipients in our Faculty of Social Sciences academic awards. You, your family and friends should be proud of your accomplishments.
Apr 04, 2019

Social Psychology students shed light on a range of research topics

On Thursday, March 21, 13 projects from 66 students were showcased at the Honours Social Psychology Program's annual capstone showcase.
Mar 25, 2019

Social Sciences Career Crawl: February 25 – March 22

A series of career events featuring alumni, profs, workshops, panels & more! Open to all Social Sciences students.
Mar 18, 2019

Level I students invited to Social Sciences Faculty Showcase

The Faculty of Social Sciences will host its annual Level II Showcase for Level I students on Thursday, March 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the L.R. Wilson Hall Lobby.
Feb 26, 2019

Social Sciences alumna helps students build skills for career success

Some call her a master networker or master mentor. She prefers being called a proud alumna. She wants to give back and help inspire the next generation of leaders by sharing lessons learned in the world of work to help prepare students to stand out in a crowded job market.
Feb 26, 2019

Experience learning a whole new way

The Faculty of Social Sciences' Office of Experiential Education does a lot more than help students get work experience, find jobs and discover funding opportunities: It broadens their horizons and helps them learn to navigate the world as well-rounded professionals.
Jan 10, 2019

Is trying something new worth risking your GPA?

What if we told you that you can step outside of your comfort zone to try an elective course outside of your program with no risk to your GPA?* Now you can with McMaster Personal Interest Courses (PIC).
Jan 10, 2019

Academic advising extended hours

During Winter registration dates (Jan. 7 to 15) the Social Sciences Academic Advising Office in KTH 129 has extended drop-in hours.
Jan 07, 2019

It’s not too early to start thinking about Level II program selection

As the winter term begins, it’s not too soon for students to be thinking about Level II program selection. The range of programs options in the Social Sciences can be overwhelming, and the Faculty wants to help Level I students choose a program which best suits their educational and career goals.
Jan 07, 2019

Career Prep Day

Get ready for summer jobs, internships and jobs after graduation! Social Sciences students sign up to meet one-on-one with Experiential Education (EE) staff for a resume critique, cover letter critique or career advising.
Jan 03, 2019

Are Social Media Users Open-Minded, Narcissistic, or Machiavellian?

Dr. Tara Marshall, Associate Professor, Department of Health, Aging & Society, cross appointed with the Social Psychology program, McMaster University, will discuss why certain personalities use social media, how they use it, and the effects it may have on mental health.
Nov 16, 2018

Graduation – Student Checklist

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable convocation ceremony for you and your guests, please make certain you complete the following tasks by the appropriate deadlines. If you intend to graduate but will not be attending your ceremony, there are still tasks that must be completed to finalize your graduation.
Oct 29, 2018

Apply for the McCall MacBain International Fellowship

Valued at up to $23,500 per fellowship for up to 10 McMaster students, the McCall MacBain International Fellowship will offer you the chance to learn a new language, study, and gain work experience in a country of your interest.
Oct 22, 2018

McMaster's Faculty of Social Sciences is turning 50

Join us for a day of discovery as we celebrate 50 years of Social Sciences at McMaster! Saturday, October 20, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Oct 09, 2018

Dr. Luca Berardi will be participating as a panel member at a community forum on gangs and gang violence

Dr. Luca Berardi will be participating as a panel member at a community forum on gangs and gang violence. The forum is open to anyone interested. The event is free and requires no registration. Date: Thursday October 4th, 2018 Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm Location: MacLeod Auditorium, Medical Sciences Building, University of Toronto
Sep 24, 2018

Fall Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) information sessions

Come out to learn more about the Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA). The USRA provides you with an opportunity to receive funds of $3,500 to cover part-time, research-based activity over the Fall/Winter Terms.
Sep 24, 2018

Great Fall Courses!

Looking for some course ideas for the Fall? We have a some great options in our department and the rest of the Social Sciences.
Aug 15, 2018