VOICES OF THE COLLEGE – Women’s NGOs are changing the world—and not getting credit for it

Dr. Bipasha Baruah, Western University and Dr. Kate Grantham, McGill University In contemporary global development circles, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are now performing many more roles […]

VOICES OF THE COLLEGE – How artificial intelligence will be used for social control

Mass surveillance and manipulation by powerful AI algorithms represent a much more imminent and tangible threat to our democratic values than killer robots. The scientific […]

VOICES OF THE COLLEGE – The Ongoing Muskrat Falls Debacle: How not to Develop the North

On the 22nd and 23rd of Feburary 2018, the College of New Scholars of the Royal Society of Canada, in collaboration with Memorial’s Department of […]

VOICES OF THE COLLEGE – Why parents should never spank children

Spanking — usually defined as hitting a child on the buttocks with an open hand — is a common form of discipline still used on […]

The 2018 Nomination Period for the College of New Scholars is now open!

The 2018 Nomination Period for the College of New Scholars is now open! Nominations are invited from Institutional Members, Fellows of the Royal Society of […]