SSHRC-CMHC Joint Initiative: Research Partnership Grants to Assess Longitudinal Housing Outcomes

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The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), in partnership with SSHRC, has launched the new Partnership Grants for National Housing Strategy Longitudinal Outcomes Research, to examine key issues affecting outcomes of investments in affordable housing.

Amount: up to $410,000 for the first year and $1.1 million for the following years for up to 4 years

Faculty Research Office: 1 week prior to SSHRC deadline. (If you wish to have feedback on your application allow at least two-three weeks – contact Karen Kueneman)
Western Research: 1 week prior to SSHRC deadline
SSHRC:  November 22, 2022

Description: CMHC aims to support multi-disciplinary research teams of social sciences and humanities researchers, life scientists, engineers, and environmental scientists to work collaboratively. They will examine the long-term health, socio-economic, and climate change outcomes of investments in affordable housing, and the links between housing, health, socio-economic, and environmental factors at the household and community levels. CMHC will invest up to $4.8M over five years to support two multidisciplinary and multisectoral research partnerships. SSHRC will administer the funding opportunity and will work with CIHR and NSERC to promote the funding opportunity to researchers in all fields.

Eligibility: The Principal applicant must hold an eligible academic research appointment at Western. Proposals should involve multiple disciplines, thematic areas, approaches or subject areas eligible for this funding opportunity. There are 2 categories of partnerships that can apply:

  1. Existing partnerships to foster new research and/or research-related partnership activities that are distinct from the partnership’s previous/ongoing partnership activities.
  2. New partnerships to foster new research and/or research-related partnership activities that are undertaken by partnerships in their initial stages.

More information and applications: CMHC website. The application is submitted via the Convergence Portal.

Webinar – registration English Session: September 13, 2022 @1pm – 2pm

Please contact Karen Kueneman if you intend to apply.

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