Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

November 13, 2015 07:00 ET

Media Advisory: Winners of Top Awards in Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research to Be Announced November 16

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 13, 2015) - Five leading researchers from Canadian universities will be awarded Impact Awards from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) on November 16 for their achievements in research, research training, knowledge mobilization and outreach activities in the social sciences and humanities.

The SSHRC Impact Awards demonstrate the Government of Canada's commitment to fostering a culture of excellence in research that has an impact on the lives of Canadians. Chosen from among the excellent nominations received from eligible postsecondary institutions across Canada, the finalists of the Impact Awards represent the very best in ideas and research about people, behaviour, human thought, and culture. These researchers help us to understand and improve the world around us, today and into the future.

More information on the Impact Awards categories and finalists can be found on SSHRC's website.

There will be a photo opportunity and media availability following the announcement.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

DATE: Monday, November 16, 2015
TIME: 12:30 p.m. (EST) awards ceremony
LOCATION: Panorama Room
National Arts Centre
53 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario

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