Impact Awards Overview


The SSHRC Impact Awards are a renewal of SSHRC’s former suite of prizes.

The five annual awards recognize the highest achievements in social sciences and humanities research, knowledge mobilization and scholarship supported by SSHRC. They are the:


For information on how to nominate a SSHRC-funded researcher or graduate student, please see the SSHRC Impact Awards opportunity description.


Chad Gaffield on the Impact Awards

President, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

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Winners are announced at a presentation event in October.


See previous winners