University Research Services

University Research Services
University Research Services

2020 SSHRC Insight Development Grants Competition

Full details about the SSHRC Insight Development Grants program can be found on the SSHRC website.

Competition Timeline

Applicants are encouraged to check with their Department / Faculty for any additional deadlines.

13 December 2019

University Research Services Notice of Intent Deadline

Information regarding the application content is not required. 

6 January 2020

University Research Services Optional Full Review Deadline

Applicants requesting an optional full review of their application by University Research Services are asked to provide their application to URS no later than January 6th. Faculty of Arts & Science applicants please email your application to Applicants in all other Faculties / Schools please email your application to

20 January 2020

University Research Services Administrative Review Deadline

Completed Insight Development Grant applications are to be submitted to University Research Services electronically via the SSHRC research portal. University Research Services can return the application to the applicant for editing following administrative review.

TRAQ Submission Deadline

TRAQ DDS forms should be submitted by this date for Department Head / Associate Dean (Research) approval. TRAQ instructions (767 KB).

3 February 2020

SSHRC Insight Development Grant Deadline

​All applications must be received by SSHRC. Applications are electronically forwarded to SSHRC by University Research Services.

SSHRC Webinar December 18

Slide Deck (2.25 MB)

University Research Services Information Session

3 December 2019   |   10:00 am - 12:00 pm   |   Goodes Hall Room 101   

Research Project Advisors Adrian Kelly and Diane Davies will discuss application best practices. Researchers will have opportunities to workshop key components of their applications.

Slide Deck (PDF, 879 KB)

Peer Review

The Office of the Vice-Principal (Research) and University Research Services established the Queen’s social sciences, arts and humanities Peer Research Consultants program in 2015. Peer Research Consultants are faculty volunteers who receive up-to-date research information throughout the year from University Research Services and the Queen's SSHRC Leader. They assist colleagues in cognate areas in obtaining peer reviews of their proposals and in showcasing their research. We encourage you to contact the Peer Research Consultant for your cognate area.

Canadian Common CV Resources

A Canadian Common CV is required as part of the IDG application.

SSHRC Application Resources

Queen's Application Resources

Contact Information

SSHRC Insight Development Grant Contact:

TRAQ Help Desk:

Helpdesk Web Form
613.533.6000 ext. 78426

University Research Services Contacts:

  • Faculty of Arts & Science Applicants please contact Adrian Kelly, Research Projects Advisor

  • Applicants from all other Faculties / Schools please contact Diane Davies, Research Projects Advisor

Other SSHRC Funding Programs

See SSHRC's Upcoming Deadlines.

Updated 3 December 2019