SSHRC 3rd Annual Storytellers Contest - open to graduate and undergraduate students in Canadian postsecondary institutions

The third annual Storytellers contest is challenging postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research affects our lives, our world and our future prosperity. The contest is open to all students, graduate and undergraduate, enrolled at Canadian postsecondary institutions. Their task is to tell the story, in 3 minutes or 300 words, of a SSHRC-funded research project — their own or a professor’s — taking place at their institution. 25 finalists will be selected to receive a $3000 cash prize and specialized training in research communications.

SSHRC Postdoctoral Opportunity - Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents - Deadline September 24

Fellowships are valued at $40,500 per year for a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months. The award may begin on the first of any month between May 2015 and January 2016. Fellowship awards are tenable at Canadian or foreign universities and research institutions. Applications should be submitted online till September 24, 2014.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the area of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing a postdoctoral research program at Canadian or foreign universities and research institutions.
Scholarship Provider: The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada and overseas

Canon Foundation Fellowships

Canon Foundation Fellowships

The Canon Foundation in Europe grants up to 15 Fellowships to highly qualified European and Japanese researchers in all fields annually. European nationals should have permanent citizenship in the country. Candidates are required to have obtained at least a Master's degree within the previous ten years.
The European Fellowship holders pursue a period of research in Japan whereas the Japanese Fellows do their research at host institutions in Europe.

SSHRC is challenging postsecondary students

The Storytellers

Do you have a story to tell?

SSHRC is challenging postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is improving our lives. Send your best pitch communicating a great SSHRC-funded research project at your institution. Submissions are being accepted until January 15, 2014.

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Research position (postdoc in speech synthesis) at IRCAM / CHANTER Project

Job offer: Non permanent researcher (W/M)
Expert in speech signal processing, and or speech synthesis (ANR project: CHANTER)

Availability: Start date: Jan 2014

Duration: 12 months (an extension of up to 6 months may be considered)

Introduction to IRCAM

IRCAM is a non-profit organization that is associated to the Centre  Pompidou (Centre national d’art et de culture Georges Pompidou). Its missions comprise research, production, and education related to contemporary music and its relation to science and technology. Within the R&D department specialized teams are conducting research and development in the areas of acoustics, sound signal processing, interaction, computer music and musicology. The present position is available in the analysis/synthesis team that conducts research on advanced algorithms for speech and music signal processing. IRCAM is located in the centre of Paris near the Centre Pompidou, at 1, Place  Igor Stravinsky 75004 Paris.

Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience – NSERC-Create

Oct 22, 2013


Applications are sought for graduate and postdoctoral fellowships offered by the Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience (ACN) Training Network, which provides stipends to graduate students and postdocs to pursue ACN research with one of 30 faculty members at McGill University, McMaster University, University of Montreal, the Rotman Research Institute, and the Montreal Neurological Institute. Citizens of all countries are eligible. Positions begin September, 2014. The deadline for Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship applications, funded by NSERC-Create (Canada), is February 7, 2014. Full application details are available at

AIRS  ACN mentors are: Steven Brown,  Isabelle Peretz,  Laurel Trainor,  Sandra Trehub


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