September 2015

eNewsletter of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

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The latest from SSHRC and its partners

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SSHRC and Genome Canada are seeking proposals aimed at expanding understanding of new and emerging innovations in genomics. What can your research tell us about the societal implications of disruptive genomic innovations?

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SSHRC is partnering with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research on Healthy and Productive Work, a new initiative aimed at improving conditions for Canada's diverse workforce. We're looking for innovative, evidence-driven proposals for research on workplace and labour market challenges.

Funding deadlines, program updates, application tips and more

Next Knowledge Synthesis Grants competition closes September 10, Postdoctoral Fellow-ships on September 23, Insight Grants on October 15
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Funding tip of the month: Know your application
Each SSHRC grant, fellowship and scholarship funding opportunity has its own application process and specific eligibility criteria. Save time and effort and increase your chances of assembling a successful application: read SSHRC's general application instructions here, review regulations governing applications, and be sure to visit our Resource Centre for FAQs and valuable advice.
Featured stories, events and activities
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How can charitable giving lead to lasting social change? The Université du Québec à Montréal's Jean-Marc Fontan studies this question. His research is leading to new insights on the impact of contemporary philanthropy.

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Alison Fleming, a behavioural neuroscientist at the University of Toronto, has spent three decades trying to understand what goes on in mothers' minds. Fleming and her research team studied teenage mothers during the first six to nine months of their babies' lives.

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How you tell its story is just as important.

The 2015-16 SSHRC Storytellers contest opens in November. Watch for updates

"The Storytellers challenge is helping graduate students to become better communicators and is making a difference in teaching and mentoring across the country."

Antonia Maioni, Past President of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 

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