SSHRC – Revised Guidelines for the Eligibility of Applications Related to Health

SSHRC will be expanding its funding of health-related research projects with a focus on social sciences and humanities.

Eligible projects would include:

  • General well-being and work-life balance related topics
  • Health policy and management
  • Health ethics
  • Social construction of health and health behavior

Certain areas will remain ineligible:

  • Clinical education
  • Clinical research and therapy
  • Kinesiology and epidemiology

Researchers are invited to contact SSHRC if you are uncertain about the eligibility of your particular project. They are happy to review a one-page summary (

More information on subject matter eligibility at SSHRC…

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About the Author

Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall