SSHRC – Public Outreach Grants: Dissemination

The  Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) Public Outreach Grants are designed to mobilize and/or leverage existing and ongoing research in the social sciences and humanities for a range of audiences beyond academia. Through this funding opportunity, SSHRC encourages researchers to find effective ways to disseminate, transfer, exchange, synthesize and broker research results to wider audiences.

Deadlines:
Faculty of Education Assoc Dean’s Office: 1 week prior to agency deadline (2-3 weeks if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman)
UWO Internal: no less than 3 days prior to agency deadline.
SSHRC: November 16, 2010 (for a decision in March 2011)

Value: Applicants must situate their proposals within one of three funding levels: under $50,000, $50,000 to $100,000, and over $100,000 (no maximum limit)

Description: The Public Outreach Grants: Dissemination funding opportunity supports activities that help share the results of academic research with non-academic audiences.

Dissemination activities include, but are not limited to:

  1. adapting texts or presentations for different audiences (including translations into French, English or an aboriginal language);
  2. policy briefs;
  3. knowledge syntheses;
  4. articles in newspapers or weekly or monthly magazines, whether specialized or general interest (publications in scholarly journals are not eligible);
  5. interactive technologies, databases and audio-visual products;
  6. media events (such as interviews, or television or radio presentations);
  7. press conferences;
  8. public debates or testimonies;
  9. software or NetWare;
  10. educational aids, instruments or equipment;
  11. artistic exhibits, performances or festivals;
  12. submissions to public commissions, roundtables or workshops; and
  13. virtual networking and interactions.
Eligibility: Applicants must be eligible to hold a research grant at Western.
Note: This is a one-time call for proposals.

Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development Services for institutional signatures, and are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA application.

Applications and information…

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