Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Posted on 12 May 2014 Views ( 834 )

As per the surveys conducted for the year 2012-13, below are the facts and figures

Canada’s social sciences and humanities research community

Full-time professors: 23,304
Full-time doctoral students: 19,446
Full-time master’s students: 42,084

SSHRC funding

Number of applications received: 12,563 
Number of experts involved in peer review: 5,053 
New grants, fellowships and scholarships awarded: 3,822 
New partnerships with industry, government and NGOs: 445
Value of all grants, fellowships and scholarships supported: $337.0 million

SSHRC-funded research by theme (new and ongoing projects)*

SSHRC-funded research

Number of Projects

Amount (in $ millions)

Percentage of funding

Environmental science and technologies   

441

$24,154,234

7.2%

Natural resources and energy

38

$2,055,257

0.6%

Health and related life sciences and technologies

86

$13,360,205

4.0%

Information and communications technology

545

$21,571,398

6.4%

Management, business and finance

623

$19,917,572

5.9%

Arts and culture

1,639

$53,023,613

15.7%

Economy, employment and markets

674

$29,744,415

8.8%

Education and learning

781

$29,443,974

8.7%

Human development

605

$22,836,549

6.8%

Social development

1,756

$65,660,452

19.5%

Governance of society and institutions

986

$35,236,631

10.5%

Other areas of research

500

$20,007,590

5.9%

TOTAL:

8,674

$337,011,891

100%