Dialogue Winter 2012


President's Desk

Unleashing cultures of innovation

" Successful innovation emerges from robust cultures of innovation. This new insight is the central conclusion of a steady stream of research reports that have overturned 20th century assumptions about applied research, technology transfer, and commercialization..."
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Virtual “daylighting” showcases geography, art

Kim Sawchuk, a SSHRC-funded researcher at Concordia University, is developing a mobile “virtual daylighting” application for GPS-enabled smartphones that will allow people to discover historical and geographical landmarks concealed by years of development.

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SSHRC publishes annual report

The 2011-2012 SSHRC annual report, The Insight to Innovate, was tabled in Parliament in October. It provides an overview of activities during the past fiscal year, with a focus on the implementation of our renewed program architecture, and features case studies of SSHRC-funded work across Canada.

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SSHRC launches grants management system, CCV

SSHRC, in collaboration with NSERC, has been working to modernize its technology infrastructure and develop a new electronic grants management system that will streamline and simplify the submission process for both applicants and partners.

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