The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) recently launched the new Insight Grants funding opportunity. Insight Grants will replace the Standard Research Grants and several of SSHRC's former strategic grants. The program description and application forms are at http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/insight_grants-subventions_savoir-eng.aspx
The Office of Research Services is holding information sessions to assist faculty members who wish to explore this new funding opportunity and/or prepare an application for the upcoming fall competition. Join us for SSHRC days:
• Tuesday, Aug. 23: Tips for Writing a SSHRC Insight Grant proposal
• Wednesday, Aug. 24: Preparing the Budget Justification for an Insight Grant
• Thursday, Aug. 25: Arranging your CV in required SSHRC format
Sessions will be held from 2-4 p.m. each day in room IIC-2014 (The Beatrice Watts Boardroom) of the Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation. Please RSVP to email@example.com by Aug. 19.
Additional SSHRC funding opportunities and deadlines for fall 2011 and spring 2012 are at http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/deadlines-limites-eng.aspx
Faculty members may contact Grants Facilitator Theresa Heath for information and/or assistance in preparing an application (firstname.lastname@example.org or 864-8050).