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Drugs, Sex and Alcohol: Society and Its Addictions - Winter 2018

The Department of Health, Aging & Society has added an additional section of HLTH AGE 2L03: Drugs, Sex and Alcohol: Society and Its Addictions to the course offerings for the 2017/2018 academic year.

Sep 20, 2017

Congratulations to MA Student Casey Hunley for receiving the prestigious SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier CGS Master’s Award

We are proud that Casey Hunley has received the SSHRC’s Joseph Armand Bombardier CGS Award to pursue her Political Science MA degree at McMaster!

Sep 20, 2017

Social Sciences Media Spotlight | Aug. 28 to Sept. 18, 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.

Sep 19, 2017

Employment Change and the Irish Crisis

How did the 2008 crisis and its response in Ireland affect local labour markets?

Sep 19, 2017

Introduction to Digital Scholarship

The Sherman Centre kicks off its 2017-18 'Do More with Digital Scholarship' workshop series Thursday September 21 at 1pm.

Sep 19, 2017

Patricia Moser: “Leadership, Women & the United Nations”

Wed., Sept. 27, 3pm, HSC-1A4, McMaster University, The Academic Women’s Success and Mentorship (AWSM) lecture series, co-sponsored by the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition (IGHC) and Science Career and Cooperative Education (SCCE)

Sep 18, 2017

Keith Teltser (University of Louisville) | Do Kidney Exchanges Improve Patient Outcomes?

Fri, September 22, 3:00pm - 4:30pm KTH-334 Host: Mark Tremblay

Sep 18, 2017

MA Political Science Student Nicolette Stuart wins the Harry Lyman Hooker Sr. Fellowship Award!

Congratulations to MA Student Nicolette Stuart in Political Science on winning the Harry Lyman Hooker Sr. Fellowship Award!

Sep 18, 2017

Co-creating of Indigenous Water Quality Tools

Dawn Martin-Hill, Associate Professor, Indigenous Studies Program and Paul R. MacPherson Chair in Indigenous Studies, has been awarded a prestigious research grant through Global Water Futures.

Sep 18, 2017

AltAusterity Digest #13 September 13-17, 2017

This week in Austerity News:

Sep 15, 2017

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Michael Gordon for receiving the Joseph Armand Bombardier CGS Award from SSHRC!

Michael Gordon’s work on irregular migrant journeys and state bordering practices in Europe has received the prestigious Joseph Armand Bombardier CGS Award from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Sep 14, 2017

Alumna from McMaster's School of Social Work awarded Aga Khan Fellowship

Morgan Pommells, MSW Grad '15, recently received the Aga Khan Fellowship, which launches careers in government, non-profits, media, and the finance sector. The Fellowship offers training in eight-month placements overseas for university graduates and young professionals under 30 years of age.

Sep 13, 2017

Health geographer named new fellow of the UK's Royal Society of Arts

Gavin J. Andrews, a professor in McMaster’s Department of Health, Aging and Society, has been named a Fellow of the UK's Royal Society of Arts.

Sep 13, 2017

Mini-conference on Electoral Malpractice in East and Southeast Asia!

Supported by McMaster’s International Initiatives Micro Fund (IIMF) and Social Sciences Humanities and Research Council (SSHRC) grant, Dr. Netina Tan co-organized a conference with Dr. Kharis Templeman (Stanford University) that features six research panels to investigate the causes, types and effects of electoral malpractice in East and Southeast Asia at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 2 Sep 2017.

Sep 12, 2017

Austerity in Nova Scotia

A briefing note on recent trends in the Atlantic province.

Sep 12, 2017

Dr. Karen McGarry on Kids TVO show Mystery Files

Dr. Karen McGarry Appears on Mystery Files as an expert of the undead in different cultures The undead episode airs on TVO September 11 at 6 p.m.

Sep 11, 2017

Build leadership skills, enhance your resume and contribute to your community

“This course shaped my leadership philosophy - inclusive, empowering, ethical, purposeful and process-oriented, to create positive relationships.”

Sep 10, 2017

Conference registration now open

Confronting Global Capital. Strengthening Labour Internationalism and Transnationalism in Canada Today. October 12-14, 2017

Sep 08, 2017

AltAusterity Digest #12 August 31-September 6, 2017

This week in Austerity News:

Sep 08, 2017

HEAM seminar — Monday September 18, 3:30 – 5:00pm, CRL B119

Natalie Malak: When Good Fences aren't Enough: The Effect of Neighboring Air Pollution on Infant Health Outcomes

Sep 06, 2017

Patina: The Political Life of Haunted Houses

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to present Dr. Shannon Dawdy from the University of Chicago as a Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 7 p.m.

Sep 06, 2017