Global Affairs Canada, in collaboration with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), is pleased to announce the third edition of the International Policy Ideas Challenge designed to identify concrete innovative solutions to emerging international policy challenges faced by Canada.
In December 2017, Salvador Herencia Carrasco, doctoral student, HRREC member and Director of the Human Rights Clinic, was selected as one of ten foreign experts who will support the work of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace in Colombia.
Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation invites applications for a Fellowship in Gender, Science and Technology created in partnership with the University of Ottawa. This position is for a maximum of four months and welcomes graduate students from all Faculties at the University of Ottawa.
Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education are offering short-term scholarships to Canadians wishing to study abroad in China. Scholarships are awarded for studies, research, language studies or a combination of studies and language studies at participating Chinese institutions.
SSHRC has recently launched its annual Storytellers contest, challenging postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research affects our lives, our world and our future prosperity.
The Federal government recently announced the creation of 10,000 paid internships to help Canadian students better prepare for the modern-day workforce. Fulfilling a budget commitment, the government is investing $221 million in Mitacs, providing students with career-building opportunities while also helping Canadian companies innovate and compete globally.