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“ … the future depends on those individuals who are able to think creatively, cultivate new ideas, and share their social, economic and cultural innovations with the world. To develop the talent needed across society, Canadian postsecondary institutions are re-imagining how to engage students with a view toward enhancing learning outcomes and success beyond the campus. Similarly, SSHRC is re-examining its support for emerging researchers … ”
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Building School Spirit

Does the layout of a classroom restrict the lesson plan? Can the design of a school yard improve grades? SSHRC-funded researcher Rena Upitis discovers how school architecture changes what children learn.

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Digital Economy Priority Area

SSHRC has committed $7 million in funding for research on the digital economy. A particular focus will also be placed on research partnerships with the private, public or not-for-profit sector.

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Renewing SSHRC's Talent Program

How can SSHRC improve its support for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows? Share your ideas and provide feedback on the renewal of our Talent program.

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