SSHRC Insight Development Grants Information Session


James Administration Building #301, 845 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

Invitation from the Office of Sponsored Research


SSHRC Insight Development Grants Information Session

Date: November 14th, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: James Administration Building, Room 301


The Office of Sponsored Research is pleased to invite McGill researchers and administrators toan information session on the upcoming SSHRC Insight Development Grants competition.

The information session will include:


  • A brief presentation about the requirements of the Insight Development Grants (IDG) by the Office of Sponsored Research;
  • Presentations from Prof. Sonia Laszlo (Dept. of Economics and Institute for the Study of International Development) and Prof. Nathan Yang (Desautels Faculty of Management), who will share their insights and experiences as peer reviewers and successful awardees;
  • A question and answer period.


Please RSVP online by Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 12:00 P.M.



Insight Development Grants support research in its initial stages for up to two years (with an automatic extension period for one year) for emerging and established scholars in the social sciences and humanities. The grants enable the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas. The maximum value of an Insight Development Grant is $75,000. For the current competition, at least 50% of funds will be reserved for applications from emerging scholars.


Please note that the application form for the current competition is not yet available, but will be posted on the SSHRC website in the coming weeks.