Canada invests in over 6,900 social sciences and humanities researchers, students

July 19, 2019

The Government of Canada has announced over $285M for over 6,900 researchers and graduate students across Canada through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. The SSHRC funds will support research in areas such as education, immigration, Indigenous health, and the environment. “Researchers in the social sciences and humanities generate ideas and innovations that improve the lives of Canadians,” said SSHRC President Ted Hewitt. “This investment will strengthen research training for students, connect Canadian and international researchers across disciplines and sectors, and equip Canada with the talent, knowledge and insights that are essential to meeting the challenges of today and tomorrow.” Canada (National)