SSHRC has announced the next Knowledge Synthesis Grants competition. This particular knowledge synthesis will address the challenge area of: How can emerging technologies be leveraged to benefit Canadians?
Amount: up to $25,000
Faculty Research Office: At least 1 week before the SSHRC Deadline (2-3 weeks earlier if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman)
Research Development & Services: January 6, 2016
SSHRC: January 12, 2016 (results announced March 2016)
These grants are not intended to support original research, rather they are intended to support the synthesis of existing research knowledge on the topic and the identification of knowledge gaps.
Note: All synthesis reports must be completed by October 14, 2016. and award holders will be requested to participate in two workshop meetings in Ottawa, the first in April 2016 and the second in November 2016 as part of the Imagining Canada’s Future Fall Forum, to discuss the knowledge syntheses. Travel costs for these meetings must be included in the budget submitted as part of the application. Details on the meetings will be provided to successful applicants.