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SSHRC Gold Medal (Canada | humanities and social sciences)

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The SSHRC Gold Medal from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada recognize outstanding researchers and celebrate their research achievements, research training, knowledge mobilization and outreach activities funded partially or entirely by SSHRC. The Gold Medal is SSHRC’s highest research honour. The recipient’s achievements must have significantly advanced understanding in their respective fields of research in the social sciences and humanities. The exceptional quality and impact of the recipient’s research, and their ongoing efforts to share the results of this work, must have greatly enriched Canadian society, and contributed to intellectual, cultural, social and/or economic life in Canada and/or internationally. The award provides 100,000 CAD.

A nominee must:

  • be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, or a “protected person” under subsection 95(2) of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, by the nomination deadline;
  • be an active social sciences and humanities researcher or student;
  • hold or have held SSHRC funding relevant to the award category;
  • self nominations are not accepted.

Nomination deadline is April 1, 2024 (8 p.m. EST). If a deadline falls on a weekend or a public holiday in Ontario, the online application system stays open until 8 p.m. (EST) the next business day.

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