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Expanding global and local impacts through research excellence, collaboration, creativity, and community engagement.

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 four Canada Research Chairs, two Ontario Research Chairs, and seven additional Research Chairs.

Research Chairs

Faculty of Social Sciences Research Awards

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

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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Applying for Research Grants?

Find resources for Social Sciences Faculty applying for research grants.

Grant Resources

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 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