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Upcoming Opportunities


SSHRC Connection Grants

Deadline: May1, August 1, November 1, February 1. Applicants can expect results within approximately 8 weeks.

Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and to engage on research issues of value to those participating.

Value and Duration: $7000 to $25,000 for 1 year. 50% matching funds required (excluding registration fees).

Mitacs Accelerate Internships

Deadline: Rolling deadline

The Accelerate Program provides interns with the opportunity to transfer their skills from theory to real-world application, while companies gain a competitive advantage by accessing high-quality research expertise.
Value and Duration: $15,000 ($7,500 from MITACS & $7,500 industry match) for 4 months.

Mitacs Globalink Research Awards

Deadline: Rolling deadline (10-12 weeks before project start)

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides the opportunity for faculty members and students at Canadian universities to build an international research network and undertake research abroad.

Value and Duration: Up to $5,000 to Canadian supervisor for student travel expenses for 12-24 weeks.


SSHRC Insight Grant
Deadline: October 15, 2014
Insight Grants support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available to both emerging and established scholars for long-term research initiatives of three to five years.

Value and Duration: $7,000 to $500,000 for 3 to 5 years.

France-Canada Research Fund: New Scientific Collaboration Support Program
Deadline: November 21, 2014
To encourage and develop a level of excellence in France-Canada exchanges in research and higher education with the intention of funding joint research projects. This program provides funds for new scientific projects jointly developed by French and Canadian teams that have never worked together before.

Value and Duration: $8,000 to $15,000 for travel and living expenses for 2 years.


SSHRC Partnership Development Grant
Deadline: November 30, 2014
Partnership Development Grants provide support to develop research and related activities in the social sciences and humanities, including knowledge mobilization and the meaningful involvement of students and new scholars, by fostering new partnerships for research and related activities involving existing and/or potential partners; or design and test new partnership approaches for research and/or related activities that may result in best practices or models that either can be adapted by others or have the potential to be scaled up to a regional, national or international level.

Value and Duration: $75,000 to $200,000 for 1 to 3 years.



eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (Call for Papers)

eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (ECJHSS) is an open-access and peer-reviewed Journal. The journal publishes bi-monthly in printed and electronic format for accessibility purpose of researchers.



Journal of Arts and Education (Call for Papers)

Journals of Arts and Education, is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal that publishes substantive and integrative reviews, as well as summary reports of innovative ongoing research programs. We welcome the submission of articles in the areas of subject in line with Art and Religion, Biblical Studies, Cultural and Historical Studies of Religions, Ethics and Social Theory, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Interreligious Studies, Liturgical Studies, Orthodox Christian Studies, Religion and Psychology, Systematic and Philosophical Theology, Educational Psychology, Educational Adminstration, Educational Management,Science Education, Social science, History Education, Physical and Health Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Arts Education, Guidance and Counselling Psychology.


JAR: Journal for Artistic Research (Call for Papers)

The Journal for Artistic Research (JAR) is an inter-national, online, Open Access and peer-reviewed journal for the identification, publication and dissemination of artistic research and its methodologies, from all arts disciplines.


Interrogating Access: Current and Future Directions for Scholarly Research and Communications in Canada (Call for Papers)

February 14-16, 2014

Wilfrid Laurier University

The scholarly enterprise is experiencing the impact of the digital revolution simultaneous with shifting paradigms of institutional, governmental and other supports to research brought on by a worldwide financial crisis and the current rise of neoliberalism.  How are these forces affecting the scholarly ecosystem in Canada? What should those engaged in scholarship – researchers, librarians, post-secondary administrators, academic publishers, and funding agencies – anticipate for the future of scholarship in Canada? When access to resources, funding, employment, and dissemination are all in a state of flux, how should our scholarly support systems be restructured or re-visioned for the future?