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  • initialism Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, an arm's length agency of the government of Canada which disburses academic grants and scholarships.

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Examples

  • People from McMaster are writing letters to The Post, and SSHRC is preparing an official response.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • People from McMaster are writing letters to The Post, and SSHRC is preparing an official response.

    Weirdness

  • Whatever the good intentions of those who serve the existing model, Canadian taxpayers currently fund competitions through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada SSHRC, for example, that provide no explanation for the scores on an application and no justification for a rejection that can significantly harm an applicant's academic career.

    Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D: The Innovation Gap in Canadian Academic Research

  • CAUT first learned in June that Minister Goodyear had telephoned SSHRC president Chad Gaffield to insist on reconsideration of a peer-reviewed decision to fund an academic conference called “Israel/Palestine: Mapping Models of Statehood and Paths to Peace” held at York University later that month.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • In Canada, the Tri-Councils SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR are feeding the myth of the academic superstar, instead of funding diverse research.

    Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D: The Innovation Gap in Canadian Academic Research

  • Whatever the good intentions of those who serve the existing model, Canadian taxpayers currently fund competitions through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada SSHRC, for example, that provide no explanation for the scores on an application and no justification for a rejection that can significantly harm an applicant's academic career.

    Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D: The Innovation Gap in Canadian Academic Research

  • It turns out that the folks at SSHRC, one of these formerly arms-length agencies in which Harper's ministers have seen fit to meddle, were braver than anyone at the time gave them credit for.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The grant holder has informed SSHRC that the changes in conference programming since November 2008 are minor and that the aims of the event remain unchanged in their essence.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The project – one of the largest funded SSHRC grants in history – brought together dozens of experts from across Canada and around the world.

    On the identity trail with Ian Kerr

  • UPDATE: (June 16) A polite "buzz off, Minister" from the SSHRC:

    Archive 2009-06-01

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