Grant Writing Workshop for SSHRC Insight Grants


Leacock Building 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

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 Anthropology) and
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 opportunity. 
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] (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]">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] ()  before Wednesday, August 22.


The workshop may be cancelled if attendance is not sufficient.