University Rankings 2015: Social Sciences and Humanities Grants

Faculty at McGill, Waterloo and Lakehead lead the way in obtaining SSHRC grants

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Photograph by Andrew Tolson

Photograph by Andrew Tolson
Photograph by Andrew Tolson

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In assessing the calibre of faculty, Maclean’s examines their success in securing research grants from each of the three major federal granting agencies. The figures below show the average size and number of peer-adjudicated research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The size of grants is listed per full-time faculty member; the number of grants is per 100 full-time faculty members. The ranking reflects a weighted average of the two.

Medical Doctoral

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Primarily Undergraduate

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To see more from our 2015 university rankings issue, visit a full description of the ranking methodology, click here.