2017 Grant Writing Workshops (SSHRC)

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A series of four grant writing workshops will be held in April and May. These workshops are oriented to researchers in social sciences, humanities, and fine arts for SSHRC funding opportunities. A WebEx option will be available - please indicate this on your registration. The dates are as follows:

Session 1: Tuesday April 25 - 1:30-3:30 p.m. in B716 University Hall
Session 2: Tuesday May 2 - 1:30-3:30 p.m. in M1035 Markin Hall
Session 3: Tuesday May 9 - 1:30-3:30 p.m. in M1090 Markin Hall
Session 4: Tuesday May 23 - 1:30-3:30 p.m. in M1090 Markin Hall


Please click this link and fill in the form to register and for access to session resources.


The grants facilitation team in the Office of Research & Innovation Services invites faculty to participate in a series of workshops on external funding in April and May 2017. Faculty who participate will identify an upcoming funding opportunity to which they wish to apply and then develop an application in modular stages. Participants are welcome to develop new projects or to revise and strengthen existing ones.


Some topics to be covered in this series include:

Identifying suitable funding opportunities

  • Understanding scoring processes (especially capability scoring, i.e. CV and research or artistic profile)
  • Examination of successful samples from previous competitions (SSHRC, CIHR, etc.)

Components of a strong proposal

  • Motivating the research question or project aims
  • Context and background
  • Methodology
  • Tone and audience calibration

Building a budget, training plan, and project timeline

  • Costing your project and justifying your costs
  • Assigning team roles and time allocation
  • Training strategies

Knowledge Mobilization

  • Developing strategies for knowledge mobilization, knowledge translation, audience engagement, etc.
  • Building partnerships that enhance your project

Revising for submission

  • Polishing and final review
  • Crafting an effective project summary
  • Piecing everything together
  • Minor submission modules


Hector MacIntyre | hector.macintyre@uleth.ca | (403) 317-2869 | http://www.uleth.ca/research-services/researchservices/workshops-seminars/2017-oris-workshops

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