Scholarly Journals at Western- New Source of Funding

March 20, 2009

Research Western has established the Scholarly Journals program at Western. Support for this program is made available on a one-time basis for three years through a special allocation of Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funding managed by the Office of the Vice-President (Research & International Relations). 

Faculty of Education Associate Dean’s Office: April 17, 2009 (2-3 weeks earlier if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman)
Research Development & Services: May 1, 2009

Value: up to $3,000 per year, tenable for 3 consecutive years

Description: The purpose of the program is to support the administrative costs of not-for-profit scholarly journals hosted on campus in the social sciences, arts and humanities. Priority will be given to journals which are either international in scope or are distributed internationally.  Applications which include complementary funding from journal publishers, associations, or other sources such as the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) will have a competitive advantage.

Eligibility:  University faculty, whose responsibilities include editorial and/or management oversight of scholarly journals at Western. Applicants must be eligible to hold a research grant at UWO.

Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development & Services  and are to be accompanied by a completed RDAF form (bearing applicant and Assoc Dean signatures).

More information and applications