Invitation from the Office of Sponsored Research
Grant Writing Workshop for SSHRC Insight Grants
The Office of Sponsored Research is pleased to invite McGill researchers to a Grant Writing Workshop for the upcoming 2012 SSHRC Insight Grants competition.
For your convenience there will be two sessions offered:
Monday, August 27, 2012 Tuesday, August 28, 2012
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Leacock Building, Room 232 Leacock Building, Room 232
The workshops will include:
· a brief presentation about the objectives and requirements of the Insight Grants;
· presentations of McGill researchers, who served as evaluators at the last Insight Grants competition and will provide potential applicants with insider information about the peer review system and strategies for creating successful research proposals.
- On Monday, August 27, it will be
Professor Sherry Olson (Department of Geography) and
Professor France Bouthillier (School of Information Studies);
- On Tuesday, August 28, it will be
Professor John Galaty (Department of
Professor Jacob T. Levy (Department of Political Science);
· a question
and answer period where participants will be encouraged to
pose any questions that they may have about this funding
For participants who may not feel comfortable asking a question during the session or might not be able to attend the workshop, we invite you to send your questions in advance to joanna.mastalerek [at] mcgill.ca (Joanna Mastalerek), who will include them in the question and answer period.
The Office of Sponsored Research will offer a guide for preparing applications to this funding opportunity, which will be distributed at the workshop.
Please note that, as indicated in SSHRC’s regulations governing multiple applications, researchers who have already applied to Insight Development Grants in 2012 are not eligible to apply to Insight Grants in 2012, whether successful in the Insight Development Grant competition or not.
For all questions related to SSHRC funding opportunities, please contact joanna.mastalerek [at] mcgill.ca">Joanna Mastalerek, Grants Officer, Office of Sponsored Research.
Refreshments will be served.
Please R.S.V.P. for your preferred date to joanna.mastalerek [at] mcgill.ca () before Wednesday, August 22.
The workshop may be cancelled if attendance is not sufficient.