SSHRC Insight Grants Information Session


The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) is pleased to invite McGill researchers and administrators to an information session on SSHRC Insight Grants

This session will be hosted virtually – link and password will be provided to those who RSVP

The purpose of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant Program is to provide support to research initiatives of two to five years in duration, for both emerging and established scholars in the social sciences and humanities.

Researchers in the social sciences and humanities, arts, and literature who are planning to apply to the upcoming SSHRC Insight Grants competition are encouraged to attend this information session, which will include:

  • A presentation about the objectives and application requirements of the SSHRC Insight Grants program by Joanna Mastalerek and Biljana Vasilevska, Grants and Agreements Officers, OSR;
  • Presentations from Dr. Oliver Coomes, Professor (Geography), and Dr. Iwao Hirose, Professor (Philosophy and the Bieler School of Environment), who will provide potential applicants with information about the peer-review system and strategies for preparing a successful Insight Grant proposal.

Those who are unable to attend or who may not feel comfortable sharing their questions are invited to send their inquiries to joanna.mastalerek [at] (Joanna Mastalerek )or biljana.vasilevska [at] (Biljana Vasilevska )in advance so that they may be covered during the session.


Registration is closed. Please contact Kathleen Therrien (kathleen.therrien [at] to attend.


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