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SSHRC Gold Medal for Achievement in Research

Description:THIS AWARD REQUIRES INSTITUTIONAL APPROVAL. Please contact the awards facilitator if you are interested in a nomination. The Gold Medal is SSHRC’s highest research honour. It is awarded to individuals whose sustained leadership, dedication and originality of thought have inspired students and colleagues alike.
Discipline(s):Social Sciences & Humanities
Eligibility:A nominee must: - be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada at the time of nomination; - be an active social sciences and humanities researcher; - hold or have held SSHRC funding; - be in good standing with SSHRC; - be affiliated with an institution eligible to administer SSHRC funds; - and if the recipient of an award, maintain affiliation with an institution eligible to administer SSHRC funds.
Value:Gold Medal, plus $100,000. Gold Medal funds must be used within five years for research, knowledge mobilization or other research-related activities. A minimum of 10 per cent of the award must be used to promote the impact and outcomes of the recipient’s research achievements.
Application Procedures:Institutions eligible to administer SSHRC funds may submit one nomination in a given year.
Contact Information:Tel.: 613-943-7777 Email:
Deadline:June 10

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