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ERU1, Fall 2017 – Emily’s Post

By Emily This week I had the privilege of participating in the workshop Electronics for the Rest of Us: Part 1, where students worked over the course of two days to learn beginner Arduino circuit building and coding. On the

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A Global History of Canadian Mining: Final Post on Flow Mapping the Porcupine Gold Rush

Canada dominates the global mining industry. Canadian companies operate in over 100 countries around the world (some sources claim Canadians own seventy-five percent of the world’s extractive companies). Fifty-seven percent of the world’s public mining corporations are listed on the Toronto

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Digital Medievalist

Dr. Matthew Evan Davis, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Sherman Centre, recently wrote a blog post for Digital Medievalist exploring the database as a methodological tool. Read it here.

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2017-2018 Graduate Residency in Digital Scholarship

OVERVIEW We invite applications for the 2017-2018 Graduate Residency in Digital Scholarship. The residency program is designed to assist outstanding graduate students who are interested in developing digital scholarship as a component of their research and to involve them in

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Reflections on DH@Guelph 2017

“How do you find the time for a DH project on top of your Dissertation?” This is the question I get asked most frequently as a historian with a digital project. At this point in the discipline, DH does not replace

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2DH3: Campus Security – How we can use MGPS to help

When attempting to solve a social justice issue, digital methods are not often thought to be effective at ameliorating the problem. Technical and speculative processes revolving around digital design and prototyping are methods of creating a greater understanding of any

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ERU1, Winter 2017 – Abbey’s Post

By Abbey Hudecki As someone with an unusually large number of friends in engineering, I decided to take Electronics for the Rest of Us to try and keep up- somewhat- with the conversations my friends were having. Despite going into the

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HUM 2DH3: Bridging the Wage Gap

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMttYdLt5No[/embedyt] The issue of gender inequality as examined in workplace wages is one that has arguably shrunk throughout the years, however, inevitably still exists. Women’s average incomes have risen by approximately $3,000 (www.socialjustice.org) due to two decades’ worth of

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ERU1, Winter 2017 – Madeena’s Post

By Madeena Homayoun My name is Madeena and I am in my last semester of studies at McMaster University, soon to be graduated as an Integrated Science student. Before starting, I was really nervous about the “Electronics For the Rest of Us”

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Exploring Indigenous Data Sovereignty through Water Governance – Kelsey Leonard, Sherman Centre Fellow

Aquay (Hello), I am a PhD student in Comparative Public Policy in the Department of Political Science focusing on Indigenous water security and its climatic, territorial and governance underpinnings. I am an enrolled citizen of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, a

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