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The 2020 Storytellers contest is now open!

November 13, 2019


SSHRC is a proud signatory of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment

November 13, 2019


Important reminder regarding the availability of the SSHRC Doctoral Awards application form

October 25, 2019


Now open: Knowledge Synthesis Grants—Living Within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity

October 23, 2019


Planned maintenance scheduled for SSHRC’s online application system

October 22, 2019


Outage restored

October 16, 2019


Deadline dates extended for some SSHRC competitions

October 16, 2019


John Borrows receives 2019 Molson Prize for his Indigenous law research

October 7, 2019


Launch : Healthy Cities Research Training Platform

August 20, 2019


The 2019 Digital Citizen Research joint initiative is now live

August 8, 2019


Four SSHRC-funded researchers appointed to Order of Canada

August 2, 2019


Are you pursuing a doctoral degree? The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral Program (CGS D) competition is now open.

July 29, 2019


SSHRC-funded researchers win Governor General’s Innovation Awards

July 22, 2019


SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships 2019 competition is now live. Access the application form and instructions online.

July 22, 2019


The New Frontiers in Research Fund 2019 Exploration competition is now open

July 3, 2019


Canada’s research funding agencies raise the bar for a more diverse and inclusive research community

June 27, 2019


Now open: Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative

June 21, 2019


Changes to tri-agency policies regarding paid parental leave for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

June 21, 2019


Upcoming funding opportunity—Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative

June 10, 2019


Congratulations to the winners of the Storytellers contest

June 3, 2019


SSHRC is now on Instagram

May 31, 2019


Where to find SSHRC at Congress 2019

May 29, 2019


SSHRC and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency launch new Knowledge Synthesis Grants competition

May 23, 2019


Take part in an unconventional convention this June

May 17, 2019


See you at Acfas!

May 16, 2019


Government of Canada makes bold moves to increase equity, diversity and inclusion in research

May 9, 2019


SSHRC announces the 25 finalists for its annual research communication challenge

April 11, 2019


Canadian Science Policy Conference 2019 - Call for panel proposals

April 4, 2019


Facebook scam alert

March 22, 2019


Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences: A new call in 2019

March 5, 2019


Canadian and UK agencies join forces to establish future research and innovation partnerships

February 12, 2019


Global Affairs Canada launches International Policy Ideas Challenge for 2019

February 12, 2019


Take part in the Canadian Research and Development Classification 2019 consultation

February 12, 2019


Government of Canada ensures Canada’s research community is as diverse as our country

February 11, 2019


SSHRC-funded researchers appointed to Order of Canada

January 25, 2019


Upcoming webinars on the New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration

January 18, 2019


The Conversation Canada is now available in French

January 17, 2019


Now Available: Application instructions for New Frontiers in Research Fund—Exploration inaugural competition

January 11, 2019


Promoting a healthy, productive, and inclusive workforce

December 21, 2018


Instructions for Canadian researchers applying to Horizon 2020 Migration Call

December 21, 2018


Upcoming webinars on the New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration

December 14, 2018


Webinars on the Trans-Atlantic Platform - Social Innovation call

November 19, 2018


Major new investment in diverse research talent ushers in a new era for discovery in Canada

November 15, 2018


Read a summary report on proposed measures to strengthen science in Canada

November 5, 2018


Webinars on Connection Grants at SSHRC

October 31, 2018


Trans-Atlantic Platform launches Social Innovation Call for Proposals

October 31, 2018


Webinar on CMHC-SSHRC Joint Initiative: Collaborative Housing Research Network

September 26, 2018


SSHRC has extended the application deadline for its current SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships funding opportunity to 8 p.m. (eastern) on September 25, 2018

September 24, 2018


Webinars on Partnership Development Grants at SSHRC

September 21, 2018


Consultation on the Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy extended to September 30, 2018

September 19, 2018


From the president’s desk: Re/innovating innovation

September 12, 2018


Let’s celebrate SSHRC Day on October 3

September 7, 2018


Webinar on Partnership Engage Grants (Rescheduled)

September 6, 2018


Webinar on Insight Grants

September 5, 2018


SSHRC reveals shortlists for 2018 Impact Awards

September 4, 2018


Webinar on Partnership Engage Grants

August 24, 2018


Global Affairs Canada announces finalists in 2018 International Policy Ideas Challenge

August 17, 2018


Webinar on Aid to Scholarly Journals

August 15, 2018


Webinar on Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants (August 9, 2018)

August 7, 2018


Canada Research Coordinating Committee launches consultation

July 27, 2018


Webinar on Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

July 27, 2018


New $13.9 million CMHC-SSHRC joint initiative opens competition for first phase of its housing research grants

July 24, 2018


SSHRC president receives prestigious Brazilian Order of Rio Branco

July 23, 2018


Pre-announcement: CMHC-SSHRC joint initiative to build Collaborative Housing Research Network

July 10, 2018


Launch of new tri-agency Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

June 21, 2018


Canada launches new funding opportunity to support Canadian-African research teams studying Ebola

June 20, 2018


Meet the winners of the 2018 Molson Prize

June 14, 2018


An open letter to the research community about collecting self-identification data

June 12, 2018


Self-Identification Data Collection in Support of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

June 12, 2018


Send us your feedback on the Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy

June 5, 2018


CIHR, IDRC, SSHRC to support rapid research response to 2018 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

May 30, 2018


Follow Congress 2018's SSHRC ambassadors

May 30, 2018


SSHRC president congratulates winners of national Storytellers contest communicating research with impact

May 28, 2018


Changes to the Aid to Scholarly Journals Funding Opportunity

May 25, 2018


Horizon 2020 Migration Call

May 22, 2018


Storyteller Thursday: meet the finalists (May 17)

May 17, 2018


Storyteller Thursday: meet the finalists (May 10)

May 10, 2018


SSHRC ambassador at Acfas

May 7, 2018


Storyteller Thursday: meet the finalists (May 3)

May 3, 2018


Storyteller Thursday: meet the finalists (April 26)

April 26, 2018


Webinars on Connection Grants at SSHRC

April 25, 2018


Storyteller Thursday: meet the finalists (April 19)

April 19, 2018


SSHRC announces 25 finalists of 2018 Storytellers research communication challenge

April 19, 2018


Launch of Special call for research on artificial intelligence, health and society

April 19, 2018


Reminder: International Policy Ideas Challenge 2018 - You have until May 18 to submit your application

April 3, 2018


This International Women's Day, tell us what feminism means to you!

March 8, 2018


Are you a research communicator? Take home this year’s SSHRC Award of Excellence for your best work

February 7, 2018


SSHRC reaches a Twitter milestone

February 5, 2018


SSHRC-funded researchers appointed to Order of Canada

January 22, 2018


Boogie Oogie Oogie, Viens danser—SSHRC is 40!

January 10, 2018


Listen to SSHRC and Library and Archives Canada’s special podcast for Canada 150

December 1, 2017


SSHRC Impact Awards: 2018 competition now open!

December 1, 2017


Webinars on Insight Development Grants at SSHRC

November 29, 2017


SSHRC Storytellers: Now Live!

November 28, 2017


Webinars on Insight Development Grants at SSHRC

November 22, 2017


Insight Development Grants - February 2018 Competition is now available

November 10, 2017


Webinars on Connection Grants at SSHRC

November 1, 2017


Changes to the College and Community Social Innovation Fund

October 12, 2017


Webinars on Partnership Development Grants and Partnership Grants – Stage 1 at SSHRC

October 5, 2017


SSHRC Institutional Grants launch with new approach, new reporting

October 5, 2017


Would your research make a good documentary?

October 3, 2017


Royal Society of Canada recognizes SSHRC-funded researchers

September 29, 2017


Governor General to Celebrate Canada’s Top Social Sciences and Humanities Researchers

September 13, 2017


Webinars on Insight Grants at SSHRC

September 5, 2017


McGill University professor receives prestigious award

August 31, 2017


SSHRC reveals shortlists for 2017 Impact Awards

August 24, 2017


Webinars on Partnership Engage Grants at SSHRC

August 18, 2017


SSHRC scholars took part in The Walrus Talks National Tour

July 27, 2017


Former SSHRC president appointed to the Order of Canada

July 10, 2017


Canada’s top young economists to meet Nobel laureates

June 29, 2017


SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships - The 2017 Competition is now open!

June 16, 2017


SSHRC’s Partnership Engage Grants now open for applications!

June 14, 2017


SSHRC-funded scholars win high-profile research awards

June 9, 2017


SSHRC’s 2016-17 competition results are in!

June 1, 2017


McMaster University takes home 2017 SSHRC Award of Excellence for communications

June 1, 2017


SSHRC president congratulates winners of national contest to communicate research in a compelling way

May 29, 2017


Meet the winners of the 2017 Molson Prize

May 16, 2017


Storyteller Tuesday: meet the finalists (May 16)

May 16, 2017


Global Affairs Canada announces finalists in 2017 International Policy Ideas Challenge

May 12, 2017


Storyteller Tuesday: meet the finalists (May 9)

May 9, 2017


Storyteller Tuesday: meet the finalists (May 2)

May 2, 2017


SSHRC-funded researcher Daniel Levitin honoured for outstanding science writing

May 1, 2017


SSHRC Introduces New Partnership Engage Grants

May 1, 2017


Storyteller Tuesday: meet the finalists (April 25)

April 25, 2017


The 2017-18 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships competition is now open!

April 21, 2017


Storyteller Tuesday: meet the finalists (April 18)

April 18, 2017


Webinar on SSHRC’s Connection Grants

April 11, 2017


Canada’s Fundamental Science Review report now available

April 10, 2017


SSHRC announces 25 finalists for its annual research communication challenge

April 7, 2017


New Research Chairs program will bring the world’s brightest talent to Canadian campuses

April 5, 2017


SSHRC brings research in music to Acfas congress 2017

March 30, 2017


Queen Elizabeth Scholars: next generation to pursue innovation and community building projects

March 27, 2017


19th National Metropolis Conference: Looking Forward: Migration and Mobility in 2017 and Beyond

March 7, 2017


Global Affairs Canada launches International Policy Ideas Challenge for 2017

January 26, 2017


SSHRC-funded researchers appointed to the Order of Canada

January 20, 2017


Nominations now open for SSHRC’s prestigious 2017 Impact Awards

January 9, 2017


The SSHRC Storytellers contest is now accepting submissions

January 9, 2017


Connecting for Canada’s 150th

January 5, 2017





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