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Canada is looking for a Chief Science Advisor
December 5, 2016

Webinars on 2017 Insight Development Grants
December 2, 2016

SSHRC Storytellers: Now Live!
November 29, 2016

Knowledge Synthesis Grants: November 2016 competition now open
November 10, 2016

Fifteenth-year evaluation report and management response now available for the Canada Research Chairs program
November 4, 2016

Could “Uberification” be an opportunity rather than a threat?
October 28, 2016

Mitacs Fellows to Help Advance Reconciliation and Green Growth Policy
October 28, 2016

SSHRC alumnus Charles Taylor wins inaugural Berggruen Prize
October 21, 2016

SSHRC partners with International Development Research Centre to expand Queen Elizabeth Scholars program
October 18, 2016

Moving beyond the “moonshot” approach to innovation
October 3, 2016

SSHRC-funded researchers elected to Royal Society of Canada
September 30, 2016

Documentary features Cindy Blackstock’s fight for equality for Indigenous children
September 29, 2016

SSHRC reveals shortlists for 2016 Impact Awards
September 28, 2016

Webinars on partnership funding opportunities at SSHRC
September 19, 2016

Webinar on SSHRC’s Connection Grants
September 19, 2016

Government of Canada invests $900 million to transform university research
September 6, 2016

SSHRC-funded researchers named to Order of Canada
September 1, 2016

Human Dimensions Open Data Challenge winners
August 24, 2016

SSHRC and CIGI launch 2016 postdoctoral fellowships competition on international law research (French follows)
August 18, 2016

Meet the winners of the 2016 Molson Prize
July 25, 2016

Human Dimensions Open Data Challenge finalists to be announced soon
July 8, 2016

Global Affairs Canada announces finalists in inaugural International Policy Ideas Challenge
June 16, 2016

Tri-Agencies adopt Statement of Principles on Digital Data Management
June 15, 2016

June 9, 2016

Knowledge Synthesis Grants: June 2016 competition now open
June 8, 2016

Online Services Temporarily Unavailable June 8, 2016
June 3, 2016

Canadian Public Relations Society & Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Celebrate Post-Secondary Communications Excellence with New Industry Award
June 1, 2016

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council president applauds top five students in national storytelling contest
May 30, 2016

Storyteller Tuesday: meet the finalists (May 17)
May 17, 2016

Open Letter to University Presidents from the Canada Research Chairs Program
May 5, 2016

Prestigious 2016-2017 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships competition is now open!
May 4, 2016

Targeted Research: Syrian Refugee Arrival, Resettlement and Integration
May 2, 2016

Research Portal temporarily unavailable: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (eastern), April 21
April 18, 2016

Science Odyssey: Ten days of discovery and innovation
April 13, 2016

Finalists announced in SSHRC’s research communications challenge
April 4, 2016

Join us at Acfas 2016
March 30, 2016

Global Affairs Canada launches International Policy Ideas Challenge
February 4, 2016

President’s Desk: Truth, Reconciliation and Research
February 3, 2016

Trans-Atlantic Platform set to launch the 2016 T-AP Digging into Data Challenge
January 20, 2016

SSHRC launches the first Human Dimensions Open Data Challenge
January 12, 2016

Nominations now open for SSHRC’s prestigious 2016 Impact Awards
January 11, 2016

The SSHRC Storytellers contest is now accepting submissions
January 5, 2016

SSHRC-funded researcher wins 2015 Governor General’s Award
December 22, 2015

2016 Insight Development Grants competition now open
December 9, 2015

Reminder: Insight Development Grants Webinar today
December 8, 2015

SSHRC Storytellers: Now Live!
November 19, 2015

Live webcast: Watch the SSHRC 2015 Impact Awards ceremony
October 30, 2015

Webinars on partnership funding opportunities at SSHRC
October 9, 2015

September webinars about the Community and College Social Innovation Fund
September 21, 2015

SSHRC reveals shortlists for 2015 Impact Awards
September 3, 2015

SSHRC and CIHR launch Healthy and Productive Work initiative
August 17, 2015

Insight Grants competition now open: Deadline October 15, 2015
July 20, 2015

Community and College Social Innovation Fund: First round complete, new round launching August 2015
July 14, 2015

Genome Canada and SSHRC launch joint initiative on societal implications of disruptive innovation in genomics
June 26, 2015

Constance Backhouse Awarded the 2015 Molson Prize from the Canada Council for the Arts
June 25, 2015

Meet recent prize winners in the arts and social sciences and humanities
June 25, 2015

The 2015-16 Banting Canada Postdoctoral Fellowships competition is now open!
June 24, 2015

Prestigious 2015-2016 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships competition now open!
June 24, 2015

Healthy and Productive Work Initiative
June 18, 2015

SSHRC seeks new vice-president, Research Programs
June 17, 2015

SSHRC president congratulates top five student communicators from 2015 storyteller competition
June 1, 2015

Canadian Public Relations Society teams with SSHRC to recognize best research promotions
May 29, 2015

A lasting commitment: At Carleton event, SSHRC outlines new initiatives supporting Aboriginal research
May 29, 2015

Imagining Canada’s Future: Grad Students Share Their Perspectives
May 28, 2015

Carleton Hosts Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Launch of New Initiatives to Support Aboriginal Research
May 27, 2015

CBC’s Ideas meets the SSHRC Storytellers
May 22, 2015

First Knowledge Synthesis Grants Workshop, May 2015
May 8, 2015

The Trans-Atlantic Platform at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canada
May 5, 2015

See you at Acfas!
April 29, 2015

SSHRC News (2014-15 Fiscal year)
April 22, 2015

SSHRC-funded researchers Donald Savoie and David Bentley awarded Killam Prize
April 15, 2015

SSHRC-funded researchers Adrian Shubert and James Retallack awarded Killam Research Fellowships
April 15, 2015

Here are the 10 (awesome) Storytellers honourable mentions
April 9, 2015

Canada is proud to be a member of the Trans-Atlantic Platform for the social sciences and humanities
April 7, 2015

Canada’s top research Storytellers announced for unique SSHRC communications challenge
April 1, 2015

Study reveals Saskatchewan last in country for licensed child care spaces
March 31, 2015

Mitacs announces not-for-profit partner collaborations
February 12, 2015

Dr. Ted Hewitt appointed president of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
February 12, 2015

Teen health levels linked to income inequality
February 5, 2015

Don’t miss out! Storytellers submission deadline: 5 p.m. ET this Friday, January 30.
January 28, 2015

2014 Tri-Agency Financial Administration Guide now available
January 21, 2015

Government of Canada announces investment for university, college research overhead
January 20, 2015

January webinars about the Community and College Social Innovation Fund
January 16, 2015

New Knowledge Synthesis Grants on education and the labour market—Apply by February 19, 2015!
January 16, 2015

Nominations now open for SSHRC’s prestigious 2015 Impact Awards
January 8, 2015

SSHRC-funded researcher Caroline Andrew appointed to the Order of Canada (in French only)
January 8, 2015

SSHRC launches competition for Knowledge Synthesis Grants focused on education and the labour market
January 6, 2015

The SSHRC Storytellers contest is now accepting submissions
January 5, 2015

Panel on Research Ethics launches revised 2nd edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans
December 23, 2014

National forum focuses on Canada’s future
December 5, 2014

Digital Adoption Compass launched
December 2, 2014

SSHRC Storytellers: Now Live!
December 2, 2014

Call for applications: Parliamentary Internship Programme 2015-16
December 1, 2014

NCE launches 2016 competition for establishment of new centres of excellence
December 1, 2014

How do we make moral judgements? IRCM ethics experts open the black box of moral intuitions
November 27, 2014

SSHRC-funded: Heritage in 4D (in French only)
November 24, 2014

Latest updates to the Insight Development Grants application (Research Portal) and the Canadian Common CV
November 20, 2014

Louisiana architecture students building, learning in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia
November 19, 2014

Missed the SSHRC Impact Awards ceremony? View the entire event on our YouTube channel!
November 10, 2014

Interview with SSHRC Storyteller Michael Muthukrishna of The University of British Columbia
October 7, 2014

Webinars on partnership funding opportunities at SSHRC
October 2, 2014

IDRC and SSHRC partner to build safer, more prosperous societies
October 1, 2014

Interview with SSHRC Storyteller Marylynn Steckley of Western University
September 30, 2014

Interview with SSHRC Storyteller James O’Callaghan of McGill University
September 23, 2014

Interview with SSHRC Storyteller Robin MacEwen of Carleton University
September 16, 2014

SSHRC reveals shortlists for 2014 Impact Awards
September 3, 2014

Farewell message from outgoing SSHRC president Chad Gaffield
August 28, 2014

Government of Canada invests in world's most promising young researchers
August 14, 2014

Notice of Vacancy: President, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
July 31, 2014

Canada Graduate Scholarships to honour Nelson Mandela
July 31, 2014

Submit your Insight Grants Notice of Intent by August 15 to be eligible to apply!
June 23, 2014

SSHRC Guidelines for Effective Research Training Now Available
June 18, 2014

Open Access consultation results now available
June 17, 2014

SSHRC-funded Carleton researcher Fraser Taylor releases interactive online Arctic atlas
June 13, 2014

Final Five SSHRC Storytellers selected
May 26, 2014

May 23, 2014

Métis fiddler and philosophy professor win Molson Prizes
May 21, 2014

Video: Tribute to the Top 25 SSHRC Storytellers 2014
May 15, 2014

2014-2015 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships competition launched
May 14, 2014

OCE and SSHRC support seven social entrepreneurs with fellowships
May 9, 2014

Catch the last (but not least!) of our Top 25 Storyteller bios
May 6, 2014

Five more Top 25 finalists enter the spotlight for this week‘s Storyteller Tuesday
April 29, 2014

Webcast: Big Ideas for Sustainable Prosperity
April 28, 2014

Week three of Storyteller Tuesdays featuring five more of the Top 25
April 22, 2014

SSHRC executives spotlight Knowledge Synthesis Grant research in The Globe and Mail
April 11, 2014

Policy Options weighs in on SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant research
April 11, 2014

SSHRC-funded researchers Miller, Taylor win 2014 Killam Prize
April 9, 2014

Get to know five of the Top 25 Storytellers finalists
April 8, 2014

Passing of council member Priscilla Renouf
April 7, 2014

Industry Canada unveils Digital Canada 150
April 4, 2014

SSHRC announces appointment of associate vice-president, future challenges
April 3, 2014

Chad Gaffield announces decision to step down as president of SSHRC in August
April 1, 2014

Canada’s Top Research Storytellers Announced in Unique SSHRC Communications Challenge
April 1, 2014

Spotlight on Research: Knowledge Synthesis Grants
March 27, 2014

Carleton University Panel: Contemplating the Contributions of Social Scientists
March 27, 2014

SSHRC Partners With National Festival of Ideas
March 19, 2014

Critical Panel Discussion with SSHRC president at Carleton University
March 7, 2014

Alberta Government Establishes $1 Billion Social Innovation Endowment Fund
March 5, 2014

Launch of the Trans-Atlantic Platform in Social Sciences and Humanities Research to Strengthen International Research Collaboration
March 5, 2014

Neil Cooke appointed member to SSHRC
February 25, 2014

Nominations Now Open for SSHRC’s Prestigious 2014 Impact Awards
February 10, 2014

SSHRC‑funded research highlights labour market participation of people with disabilities
February 4, 2014

New Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy to help disabled in job market
February 4, 2014

SSHRC to Present Six Future Challenge Areas at The University of British Columbia
January 30, 2014

Update (speaker added): SSHRC to Present Six Future Challenge Areas at Université de Moncton
January 28, 2014

IDG deadline extension
January 28, 2014

SSHRC to Present Six Future Challenge Areas at Université de Moncton
January 27, 2014

Honesty beats dishonesty for making you feel good
January 27, 2014

Learn more about CODE, the first nationwide Open Data hackathon in Canada ($25,000 prize!)
January 23, 2014

Congratulations to the SSHRC‑funded winners of the 2013 Digging into Data Challenge
January 17, 2014

Transatlantic Digging into Data Challenge 2013 winners announced
January 15, 2014

PhD student explores cultural power of Canadian humour
January 13, 2014

Submit your pitch! Storytellers contest closes January 15
January 13, 2014

McMaster lab cracks genetic code of cholera bacteria behind 1800s outbreak
January 10, 2014

Government Seeks the Public's Input on Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy Renewal
January 8, 2014