Universities to host regional events

Universities to host regional events

Posted on 12 May 2014 Views ( 869 )

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has collaborated with its leader’s network and is pleased to support a series of regional events in Canada that will highlight insights from research in the humanities and social sciences on issues related to the areas those will be challenging in future.

During the month of March 2014, regional dialogues on selected topics will be held by the following institutions. This program features students, researchers, representatives from the public, private, profit, and non-profit sectors, and community leaders.

Carleton University: Moving Forward, Backwards and Sideways: Navigating the New Landscape of Knowledge Mobilization

University of Guelph: Enabling rural revitalization and rural economic development by broadband and network technologies

Wilfred Laurier University: Nature Watch 2.0: reconnecting Canadians to nature in a digital age

York University: Information and communication technologies and the mobilization of Inuit cultural heritage

University of Ottawa: La communauté partagée: l’aménagement de la diversité au sein de la francophonie au Canada - Registration; Les savoirs de la gouvernance communautaire

Western University: Big data in the social sciences and humanities – data from the past, present and future;

Université du Québec à Montréal, in collaboration with McGill University, Concordia University, Université de Montréal, University of Sherbrooke and Institut national de la recherche scientifique : Les nouvelles technologies

Dalhousie University: Social media by diasporic groups and global connections; Digital cultures and global connectivity; migration and gender

University of Regina in collaboration with First Nations University of Canada and the Gabriel Dumont Institute: First Nations, Métis and Inuit challenges and opportunities into the future.

The majority of the events will be open to the public. Plan it before to participate. One can learn how Canada’s social sciences and humanities research community is contributing its knowledge, talent and expertise to building a better future for Canada and the world.