SSHRC

Professor Franco Carnevale, Principal Investigator VOICE (Views On Interdisciplinary Childhood Ethics, http://mcgill.ca/voice/) and team were recently awarded a Knowledge Synthesis Grant of $24, 821 by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada. http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/results-resultats/recipients-recipiendaires/2016/synthesis_june-synthese_juin-eng.aspx.

Classified as: SSHRC, Indigenous, grants, Pedagogy
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Published on: 11 Apr 2017

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) today awarded its 2016 Gold Medal to Prof. Claudia Mitchell of McGill’s Department of Integrated Studies in Education, in recognition of her work to strengthen HIV/AIDS education and prevention. 

Classified as: education, SSHRC, Suzanne Fortier, claudia mitchell, Gold Medal, HIV/AIDS
Published on: 22 Nov 2016

Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Director of the LEADS Partnership, and founder of the ATLAS Research Group (Advanced Technologies for Learning in Authentic Settings), is featured in a recent SSHRC video, "Knowledge Synthesis Grants: New Ways of Learning." 

Classified as: Research, canada research chair, SSHRC, CRC, atlas, LEADS, Video
Published on: 7 Apr 2016

In a recent opinion piece to the Hill Times Online, SSHRC President Ted Hewitt praises Professor Susanne Lajoie's research: "Lajoie is making it possible for children to learn in more meaningful ways with the help of technology," writes Hewitt.

Classified as: ECP, media, SSHRC, atlas, LEADS, press, lajoie
Published on: 10 Nov 2015

Three innovative research partnerships at McGill University have received significant long-term investments from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) partnership grants program, totaling more than $6.8 million. Each project will use novel approaches to advance knowledge and understanding on critical issues of intellectual, social, economic and cultural significance -- from teaching computers to recognize musical symbols in images, to deepening understanding about text mining and the place of information technology within society.

Classified as: partnerships, Research, SSHRC, interdisciplinary, Andrew Piper, Ichiro Fujinaga, Peter G. Brown, text mining
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Published on: 27 Aug 2014

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Robert Douglas Ferguson on receiving a prestigious Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship. 

Robert's research investigates how senior citizens, who wish to live independently and remain in their own homes for as long as possible, can benefit from the results of 20 years of research in Personal Information Management (PIM). 

Classified as: SIS, PhD, SSHRC, grants
Published on: 9 Jun 2014

Dr. Krista Muis, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently appointed Canada Research Chair, Tier II, in Epistemic Cognition and Self-Regulated Learning.

Congratulations Dr. Muis!

Classified as: ECP, canada research chair, SSHRC, Muis
Published on: 19 Nov 2013

The message below was sent by Mary-Margaret Klempa, Senior Director, OSR regarding Academic salaries paid from Tri Agency grants.

Classified as: Financial Services, CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC, OSR, tri-agency, Academic salary, Research funds
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Published on: 26 Aug 2013

Earlier this year, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) launched Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers, a competition encouraging Canadian post-secondary students to find innovative ways of communicating how funded research projects about people, behaviour, human thought and culture are beneficial to Canadians – and beyond. The winners will receive $3,000 and the chance to compete for a featured presentation at the next World Social Sciences Forum.

Classified as: graduate, McGill, SSHRC, information, School of Information, Social Sciences and Humanities
Published on: 11 Apr 2013

Dr. Baker and Dr. Choudry were recently awarded SSHRC Connection Grants to fund knowledge mobilization activities, aiming to facilitate the multidirectional flow of knowledge between universities and the community.

Classified as: SSHRC
Published on: 4 Apr 2013