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Online Services Temporarily Unavailable November 22, 2015
November 20, 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

Research Portal temporarily unavailable: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (eastern), October 2
October 1, 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

Ten Things I Learned at SSHRC
December 19, 2013

Apply now: Aid to Scholarly Journals funding opportunity
December 16, 2013

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships: Changes to 2014-2015 competition timelines
December 12, 2013

Council member Joanne Keselman among Canada’s most powerful and influential women
December 5, 2013

In pursuit of decoding the mystery of Neanderthals
December 4, 2013

See Parliament from the inside… as a Parliamentary Intern
November 27, 2013

Two executive positions opening at SSHRC
November 4, 2013

Second annual Storytellers challenge: Submit your pitch!
November 1, 2013

University of Regina to host Imagining Canada’s Future session November 7
October 31, 2013

The Royal Society of Canada Announces 2013 Alice Wilson Award Winners
October 29, 2013

Governor General’s address at World Social Science Forum 2013
October 29, 2013

Pavlos Kanaroglou receives federal funding from Automotive Partnership Canada
October 25, 2013

SSHRC to Present Six Future Challenge Areas at CIGI Nov. 6
October 23, 2013

Fraser Taylor Awarded Carl Mannerfelt Gold Medal
October 22, 2013

Capitalizing on Big Data: Agencies launch consultation on digital scholarship
October 16, 2013

Consultation on draft Tri-Agency Open Access Policy now open
October 15, 2013

SSHRC-funded research highlights Canadian Nobel laureate
October 11, 2013

SSHRC to Present Six Future Challenge Areas at the Université du Québec à Montréal
October 8, 2013

Upcoming consultation on draft Tri-Agency Open Access Policy
October 1, 2013

Imagining Canada’s Future: live webcast at 2 p.m. today
September 26, 2013

Webinars on Partnership Funding Opportunities and Connection Grants
September 24, 2013

Government of Canada invests in the innovative leaders of tomorrow
September 23, 2013

SSHRC to Present Six Future Challenge Areas
September 23, 2013

Video walkthrough: Doctoral Awards
September 12, 2013

SSHRC Connects with Darrell Bricker—CEO, Ipsos Public Affairs
September 4, 2013

Video walkthrough: Postdoctoral Fellowships
September 3, 2013

Impact Awards: SSHRC reveals shortlist
August 30, 2013

Update on SSHRC’s Research Portal and Canadian Common CV
July 10, 2013

SSHRC announces changes to Postdoctoral Fellowships
July 4, 2013

Nancy Gallini Appointed Member to SSHRC
June 20, 2013

Jean-Marie Dufour Appointed Member to SSHRC
June 20, 2013

Chad Gaffield Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Canada Foundation for Innovation
June 20, 2013

New initiative to advance art for social change
June 5, 2013

Final Five SSHRC Storytellers selected
June 3, 2013

Telling stories out of school
June 3, 2013

Ojibway writer and sustainable community researcher win Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes
May 28, 2013

Blog: Storytellers @ Congress
May 24, 2013

Storyteller Tuesday: University of Victoria
May 21, 2013

Storyteller Tuesday: May 14
May 14, 2013

May 13, 2013

CIFAR: Global call for ideas
May 7, 2013

Storyteller Tuesday: May 7
May 7, 2013

Ditch the resume and pick up a badge, they're not just for Boy Scouts
May 1, 2013

Storyteller Tuesday: April 30
April 30, 2013

Research report shows how sustainable food systems strengthen the health of local communities
April 29, 2013

Storyteller Tuesday: Finalists from Ryerson and U of T
April 23, 2013

SSHRC Storyteller on CBC Radio: Dylan Gordon discusses climate, the economy and wild food
April 17, 2013

Humanities summit to attract leaders from Western Canada
April 17, 2013

Storyteller Tuesday: Finalists from Carleton & Ryerson Universities
April 16, 2013

Storyteller Tuesday: April 9
April 9, 2013

2015 Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program competition
April 5, 2013

The 2013 Tri-Agency Financial Administration Guide is now available
April 3, 2013

Storyteller Tuesday: April 2
April 2, 2013

The Storytellers: The Results Are In
March 25, 2013

Knowledge Synthesis Grants on Skills Development
March 18, 2013

Are you a SSHRC Storyteller?
March 14, 2013

Two New Members Appointed to SSHRC
February 22, 2013

[UPDATE] New applications to Connection Grants funding temporarily on hold
February 21, 2013

Submit your Storytellers entry before March 1
February 19, 2013

Launch of student challenge Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers
January 31, 2013

Governor General to Present Vanier Medal
January 29, 2013

Experts for Horizon 2020 Advisory Groups: Call for expressions of interest
January 29, 2013

Tri-Agency Harmonization of the Canada Graduate Scholarships
January 28, 2013

What successful students study: youth, cities and the environment
January 23, 2013

Business-Led Networks of Centres of Excellence (BL-NCE) competition: first deadline February 15
January 18, 2013

Konrad Adenauer Research Award: nominations open until January 31
January 11, 2013

Video: Ted Hewitt addresses digital media development at Brazil-Canada 3.0 Conference
January 8, 2013

Video walkthrough: Insight Development Grants
December 21, 2012

Opinion: Financial literacy is not enough (PDF document, 147 KB)
November 29, 2012

“Capturing the Impacts” discussion paper: from innovative metrics to success stories
November 27, 2012

Tri-Agency Harmonization of the Canada Graduate Scholarships Program
November 27, 2012

Whither research “priority areas”?
November 14, 2012

SSHRC streamlines submission process beginning with Insight Development Grants
November 5, 2012

Graduate Student Professional Development: A Survey with Recommendations
October 26, 2012

Panel on Responsible Conduct of Research to host webinar on Tri-Agency Framework
October 22, 2012

Looking for numbers? Competition statistics are now available
October 18, 2012

World Social Science Forum calls for panels and papers
October 9, 2012

The Insight to Innovate: 2011-12 SSHRC annual report
October 5, 2012

Webinars on partnership funding opportunities and Connection Grants
October 3, 2012

State of Science and Technology Report 2012 cites social sciences and humanities in top Canadian research fields
September 28, 2012

Live, online Q-and-A forum on master’s, doctoral and postdoctoral applications—September 21
September 14, 2012

Now available: video tutorial on postdoctoral application resources
September 10, 2012

Ted Hewitt joins SSHRC as new executive vice-president
August 14, 2012

Insight Grants application form now available: submit your Notice of Intent by August 15 to be eligible to apply!
July 24, 2012

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships October 2012 competition now open
July 20, 2012

Update on the renewal of SSHRC’s Talent program
July 10, 2012

International Social Science Council announces call for contributions to 2013 World Social Science Report
June 19, 2012

SSHRC welcomes applications involving research-creation
June 18, 2012

Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prize winners bring new insights to Canadian opera and Aboriginal languages
May 31, 2012

May 7, 2012

Notice of Intent to apply for a SSHRC Insight Grant
April 4, 2012

Connection Grants application form now available
March 30, 2012

Government of Canada’s new Knowledge Synthesis Grants will identify best practices in innovation policy
March 19, 2012

Report highlights opportunities for research collaboration on transnational security issues
March 7, 2012

SSHRC wins public sector leadership award
February 17, 2012

Jeremy de Beer on intellectual property and innovation at Big Thinking lecture series
February 14, 2012

Funding available to SSHRC applicants through the Kanishka Project
January 25, 2012

Minister of Public Safety announces first call for proposals for the Kanishka Project
January 25, 2012

SSHRC invites feedback on its draft policy statement on Section 41 of the Official Languages Act
January 19, 2012