Social science has had—and continues to have—a tremendous impact on Canada. One striking example of past influences was the introduction of French immersion programs into schools, guided mainly by Wallace Lambert’s research, a psychology professor at McGill University. Canadian social scientists are doing cutting-edge work in areas such as music, bilingualism, parenting, indigeneity and many more. Collectively, this work has contributed enormously to our cohesiveness and inclusiveness as a society, and to our children’s successes in school and beyond.
2015 SSHRC Impact Awards Gold Medal winner