From time to time, HSS Research Support Services offers workshops for researchers interested in applying to specific grant programs. For more information on Grant Workshops & Sessions, please contact a Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Grants Facilitation Officer:

Heather C. O'Brien, Grants Facilitator
Telephone: (709) 864-8603
Office: A-4081

Matthew Milner, Grants Facilitator
Telephone: (709) 864-8050
Office: A-4079

Announcements of Workshops & Sessions will also be available via the   Twitter feed or Facebook page.

Shifting Gears: Sketching Out Your Grant Plans

Join HSS Associate Dean (Research) Tana Allen, and HSS Grant Facilitation Officers Heather C. O'Brien and Matthew Milner in a series of Spring Webinars designed to help you shift gears from teaching towards developing your research plans for the coming year. All are welcome, whether you plan to apply in 2020 or are thinking about applying in the future.

For information on this workshop, including access information for Webex Video Conference, please contact a Grants Facilitator.

If you have questions about how to connect via Webex, they can be directed ahead of time to Sarah Penney (, 864-8254) who can conduct a trial session prior to the workshop and assist with Webex connectivity issues during the workshop itself.

SSHRC Insight Grants

May 3, 2021 - 11am-12pm

This webinar will focus on SSHRC Insight Grants, providin an overview of the program and outline the various sections of the application including evaluation criteria, and the budget.

Grant Writing as Genre

May 4, 2021 - 11am-12pm

This webinar will lay out how grants and grant writing operates as a specific kind of writing distinct from other forms of academic and scholarly prose.

SSHRC Insight Grants

May 6, 2021 - 11am-12pm

This webinar will focus on SSHRC's Partnership Program and its three grant opportunities - Partnership Engage, Partnership Development, and Partnership Stages 1 & 2. Emphasis will be on discerning which grant opportunity within the program is best for a given stage of research, and how to think about development from the smaller initial funding of the Engage through to the full Partnership opportunity.