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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.

Feb 11, 2019

RESCHEDULED! #HASTALKS: Neighbourhoods in Bad Shape: Built form, neighbourhood decline, and household mobility

Lyndsey Rolheiser, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University, will explore how the physical shape of neighbourhoods influences the cost of municipal services, the role of housing characteristics in neighbourhood decline, and how health impacts a household's neighbourhood choice.

Feb 11, 2019

Social Sciences awarded close to half a million dollars in SSHRC funding

Ten researchers from McMaster’s Faculty of Social Sciences have been awarded a total of $478,661 in funding through the federal government’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. The funding is being awarded through Insight Development Grants.

Jan 30, 2019

Understanding Health Issues for Two-Spirited and Indigenous LGBTQ+ People; Resiliency and Social Determinants of Health

Dr. Randy Jackson and John R. Sylliboy will be speaking on Feb. 1, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 MDCL 3023. Topics covered include: The Two-Spirit HIV/AIDS Wellness and Longevity Study The Wabanaki Two-Spirit Alliance: Addressing barriers in health through partnership building and collaboration including research.

Jan 17, 2019

#HASTALKS: Department of Health, Aging & Society Seminar Series 2018-19

#HASTALKS brings together bright minds to discuss a wide range of subjects that foster learning, inspiration, and provoke conversations that matter in our field. Join us for the upcoming sessions. All are welcome!

Jan 17, 2019

McMaster’s Department of Health, Aging, and Society introduces direct-entry program

The Faculty of Social Sciences has added to its strong array of undergraduate programs. Starting in September 2019 Health and Society I will be direct-entry from high school.

Jan 14, 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