Upcoming Events/Funding


Those were the days, my friend

At age 24, Mona Fertig opened The Literary Storefront.

November 17th, 2015


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Peter Haase and Mona Fertig when the Literary Storefront opened; now they're book publishers.

Trevor Carolan ensures acquaintances will not be forgot with The Literary Storefront, The Glory Years, Vancouver’s Literary Centre 1978-1984.


CIHR Grant Opportunity: Project Scheme: 2016 1st Live Pilot

The Project Scheme is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes.  It supports projects with a specific purpose and a defined endpoint.  The best ideas may stem from new, incremental, innovative, and/or high-risk lines of inquiry or knowledge translation approaches.

The Project Scheme is expected to:

  • Support a diverse portfolio of health-related research and knowledge translation projects at any stage, from discovery to application, including commercialization;
  • Contribute to the creation and use of health-related knowledge;
  • Promote relevant collaborations across disciplines, professions, and sectors

For information go to https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/viewOpportunityDetails.do?progCd=10585&language=E&fodAgency=CIHR&view=browseArchive&browseArc=true&org=CIHR

Upcoming Webinars at SSHRC
A series of webinars will be run in October, November and December 2015 to provide information and answer questions about different funding opportunities. Participants will have the opportunity to submit written questions via the webinar interface during the presentations.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - Connection Grants

English Webinar - 12:00 - 2:00pm (eastern) link: https://sshrc-crsh.adobeconnect.com/r88qpsghd8e/   
French Webinar - 12:00 - 2:00pm (eastern) link: https://sshrc-crsh.adobeconnect.com/r7n4as0ib26/  Contact: same as above

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - Insight Development Grants 

English Webinar - 1:30 - 3:00pm (eastern) link: https://sshrc-crsh.adobeconnect.com/r5oxmusvthk/  
French Webinar - 1:30 - 3:00pm (eastern) link: https://sshrc-crsh.adobeconnect.com/r2aacnecpvy/    Contact: insightdevelopment@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca
Tel. 613-996-6976

**To join the December 8th teleconference for the audio (local): 613-960-7514, (toll free): 1-877-413-4790 enter conference ID: 7208380

To join any of the webinars:

  1. Copy and paste the link into your web browser
  2. Type your name in the field provided
  3. Click "Enter Room" to join the webinar




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