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10 years after the ‘Maple Spring’: Legacies, strikes, and movements for change in the education system and beyond
Ten years ago on May 18, 2012, Bill 78 was passed in Quebec in response to the Maple Spring (le Printemps érable) student strikes. This was an attempt to force students back to classes and limit their ability to protest, after months of strikes. To...
Social Sciences and Humanities at the Forefront: Leading High-Risk/High-Reward Interdisciplinary Research
Social Sciences and Humanities at the Forefront: Leading High-Risk/High-Reward Interdisciplinary Research brought together four scholars leading projects funded through the New Frontiers in Research Fund’s (NFRF) Exploration stream.
Navigating Your Career Transition: Insight and Advice for Black, Indigenous, and Racialized Graduate Students Searching for Careers with Purpose
At Congress 2022, eight Black and racialized scholars participated in a roundtable discussion on the challenges of succeeding in spaces not created for them, hosted by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies.
Sponsored by University Affairs, the May 16 Career Corner session at Congress 2022 entitled “Collecting and Communicating the Evidence of Impact” featured Connie Tang and David Phipps of Research Impact Canada. Connie began the session by asking the...
At Congress 2022, a panel organized by the Canadian Society for the Study of Education gathered to discuss an upcoming anthology, Global Perspectives on Microaggressions in Higher Education: Understanding and Combating Covert Violence in Universities...
Dr. Wright stated that scholarly research should be focused on the notion of a ‘commons’ and collectivity – knowledge should be shared with a community for public benefit.
Research has changed in the digital age. The HSS repository reflects this reality, as it stores many different types of media — including podcasts, videos, and computer code — not just journals and books.
As Congress 2022 draws near, it’s worth reflecting on the multiple meanings of the word “congress”: it can refer to a particular place where individuals meet, but also the act of meeting itself. For many, the COVID-19 pandemic has served as a painful...
Understanding the Importance of the Intersection between Community Engagement and our Everyday Lives
Congress 2021 blog edition Jay Friesen, Partnership Coordinator and Lecturer in Community Service-Learning at the University of Alberta, explored how to explicitly, rather than implicitly, explain different parts of who we are in several contexts in...