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Faculty of Social Sciences Research Awards

The Faculty of Social Science is pleased to welcome nominations for three Research Awards:

  • The Early Career Researcher Award
  • The Impact Award
  • The Scholar-In-Community Award

NOI Due April 6

Full Application Due April 30

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Applying for Research Grants?

Find resources for Social Sciences Faculty applying for research grants.

Grant Resources

Fulbright Scholars

The Fulbright Scholar program is an international education exchange program. The program's goal is to increase mutual understanding and support friendly and peaceful relations between people of the United States and people of other counties.

The Faculty of Social Sciences offers three Fulbright opportunities. 

  1. Fulbright Visiting Professor in Aging & Society
  2. Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Cultural Studies
  3. Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Indigenist Resiliencies

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Call for Applications: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships for Advanced Scholars

Water Security as a Foundation for Healthy Communities and Sustainable Livelihoods

Are you an Early Career Researcher or Post Doctoral Fellow? Do you or your student have an interest in water and maternal health-related issues? Are you interested in a funded three-month research exchange with Uganda Christian University or McMaster University?

We are now accepting applications for four Ugandan and three Canadian Early Career Researcher and/or Postdoctoral Fellow three month exchanges between Canada and Uganda. 

2018 Deadline: April 30

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Research with Us

We encourage curiosity-based research which addresses social, economic, and policy challenges.
We are building our capacity for knowledge exchange and mobilization.

The Faculty of Social Sciences has a long history of collaborating with organizations and individuals outside the McMaster community.  If you’re interested in building a research collaboration with us, contact the research support team.

Community-Engaged Research & Collobration

Research Chairs

The Faculty of Social Sciences at McMaster University has attracted and retained some of the world's most accomplished and promising minds. Our chair holders are internationally recognized for research excellence in a wide variety of disciplines. We currently hold 5 Canada Research Chairs, 2 Ontario Research Chairs, and 9 additional Research Chairs.

Research Chairs

Research Centres & Groups

Our research Institutes, Centres, Networks, and Chairs concentrate expertise to produce leading-edge research and attract world-class researchers and students to McMaster. 

Research Centres & Groups