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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

More social sciences, humanities, and creative projects funded by SSHRC

Susan Roy lecturing

Congratulations to researchers in the Faculty of Arts who received Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants this year. While this news is not actually new internally, the federal government just made the formal announcement of this latest round of grants. So now we have even more to shout out about SSHRC

Friday, October 20, 2017

Shout out for SSHRCs: Waterloo ranked #1 again for grants in social sciences and humanities

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council logo

The University of Waterloo is the top “comprehensive” institution for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants once again, according to the latest Maclean’s rankings, after a single year in second place.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

English students put the ‘A’ in STEAM

Facilitators standing while students work on computers

Graduate students in the Department of English hosted visiting high school students at the Games Institute in a workshop entitled ’60 Minutes to Save the World’ as a part of the Canadian Student Leadership Conference (CSLC), held in Waterloo last week.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Indigenization objectives added to Arts Strategic Plan

With unanimous approval by Arts Faculty Council, the Faculty of Arts Strategic Plan 2014-19 has been amended to include objectives focused on indigenization in our teaching, research, and outreach. The objectives and actions are part of a growing commitment by this Faculty, and by other areas of the University of Waterloo, along with many post-secondary institutions in the country, to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s 2015 final report, specifically the Calls to Action.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Geoff Fong named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Geoff Fong speaking at microphone

Professor of social psychology Geoffrey Fong has received one of Canada’s most distinguished scholarly honours in being named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

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