New book from Yves Gingras « Histoire des sciences » published in PUF.

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Articles written by Yves Gingras « The abuses and perverse effects of quantitative evaluation in the academy » in the journal Academic Matters.

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Yves Gingras, elected « Fellow » of The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) « for distinguished contributions to the fields of history and sociology of science and scientometrics » ! 

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» article published in Actualités UQAM

How does naming help to make entities exist? In this Années lumière chronicle, Yves Gingras discusses dark matter. 

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Yves Gingras is a recent Années lumière columnist for the weekly column entitled ''Critical Science: because Science makes you think'', which aims to reflect on the issues of science. 

In his columns, he will analyze evidence-based policies and adverse effects that are not anticipated in science.

» listen to the audio stream : foretaste of the new chronicle (French)

En cette ère de post-vérité et de fausses nouvelles, comment expliquer notre propension à croire des mensonges? La large diffusion de fausses informations a-t-elle des effets politiques? Voyez Yves 
Gingras en entrevue dans le documentaire « La démocratie des crédules : le paradoxe d’internet », projeté prochainement le 12 octobre prochain l’UQAM.

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Yves Gingras wrote an article in the University World News about the concentration of research funding in a few hands.

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For his latest show at Les Années lumière, Yanick Villedieu has brought together several researchers to take stock of the state of science in Canada. 

He has received Catherine Beaudry, professor at Polytechnique de Montréal and Chair Holder of the Chaire de recherche du Canada en création, développement et commercialisation de l'innovation and also Yves Gingras, professeur at UQAM, Université du Québec à Montréal, and Chair Holder of the Canada Research Chair in History and Sociology of Science.
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    The book by Yves GingrasSociologie des sciences, has just been published in Russian, Социология науки (éditions du HSE, 2017).

There is also a second edition in French with a new cover and an updated bibliography.

In this Radio-Canada's article '''Where are we doing research in the country? The map answer''', it contains data collected by the Observatoire des sciences et des technologies (OST). This article is commented on by Yves Gingras and Vincent Larivière.
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On Radio-Canada's show Les années lumière, Yves Gingras analyzes the social and political significance of the March for Science, which took place on April 22th.
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In Le Devoir, Yves Gingras comments an article on censorship in academic background. According to him, we are entering an era of "decline in argumentation, rationality and politics".
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In an other article, Yves Gingras revisits the scandal provoked by Andrew Potter's text in Maclean's, which he sees as a symptom of the decline of universities.
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IActualités UQAM, Yves Gingras defends a science that reflects and quality on the speed of publication.
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The book by Yves Gingras, Les dérives de l’évaluation de la recherche. Du bon usage de la bibliométrie, has just been published in English, Bibliometric and Research Evaluation. Uses and Abuses (MIT Press, 2016) and in Portugese, Os desvios da avaliação da pesquisa: o bom uso da bibliometria (UFRJ Editora, 2016).

» read the review published in Inside Higher ED
» read the interview published in Retraction Watch
» read the interview published in CAUT / ACCPU
» read the review published in CAUT / ACCPU (p.17)

On Radio-Canada's show Les années lumière, Yves Gingras speaks of a total lack of research in the early years of Canadian Confederation.
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On another show of Les années lumière, Yves Gingras explains the influence of the physicist Ernest Rutherford in the history of science.
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Another show with Yves Gingras who denounces the dangers of precipation in science.
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Yves Gingras was interviewed by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT/ACPPU) about his book ''Bibliometrics and Research Evaluation. Uses and Abuses'' (MIT press, 2016).

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Yves Gingras was one of the guests of Affaires étrangères broadcast on France Culture to discuss the world competition between universities. Please note that Yves Gingras' interventions had been recorded in advance and were incorporated into the editing.
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Yves Gingras was interviewed in the German newspaper DIE FURCHE. He discusses about the academic rankings and his recent book "Bibliometrics and Research Evaluation. Uses and Abuses" (MIT press, 2016).
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Listen to the show Nouveaux regards on our story, broadcast on Radio VM, where Yves Gingras discusses about Camille Limoge, Pierre Bourdieu, Brother Marie-Victorin and about the history of science.
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Yves Gingras offers a thinking on the theoretical and practical challenges of a discipline to preservation, in an article entitled "Nature and relevance of sociology" in the journal Socio.
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