SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA
Sagacitas

Sagacitas

November 05, 2009 12:31 ET

Media Advisory: Canada's Top Social Sciences Researchers to Be Recognized

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 5, 2009) - Canada's top social sciences and humanities researchers will be recognized at Sagacitas-the seventh annual Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) awards ceremony. The prizes awarded are among the Canadian research community's highest honours.

Media representatives are invited to attend as we present this year's Gold Medal for Achievement in Research, along with the SSHRC Aurora prize, the SSHRC Postdoctoral Prize and the William E. Taylor Fellowship.



Who: - Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of
Industry and Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Millwoods-
Beaumont, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister
of State (Science and Technology)
- Dr. Chad Gaffield, President, Social Sciences and Humanities
Research Council
- Canada's top social sciences and humanities researchers

When: - Thursday, November 5, 2009
- 6:00 p.m. (reception)
- 7:00 p.m. (ceremony)

What: - Canada's top social sciences and humanities researchers
honoured for their contributions to scholarship and Canadian
society.

Where: - National Art Centre - Panorama Room
- 53 Elgin Street
- Ottawa, Ontario


SSHRC is the federal agency that promotes and supports university-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences. Through its programs and policies, the Council enables the highest levels of research excellence in Canada, and facilitates knowledge sharing and collaboration across research disciplines, universities and all sectors of society.

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Contact Information

  • For additional information on this release
    and other SSHRC research projects:
    Trevor Lynn
    Communications Manager
    613-992-7302 / Cell: 613-302-9879
    Trevor.Lynn@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca