Ajay Heble Ajay Heble receives SSHRC 2016 Impact Award

Ajay Heble, Director of the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation and Professor in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph, was named the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) 2016 Impact Award winner in the Partnership category!

At the heart of Heble’s research is the belief that improvisational activities can contribute to developing new and unexpected collaborations among people of diverse backgrounds.

Heble was one of five winners of the SSHRC 2016 Impact Awards, selected by a jury from an extraordinary pool of talented researchers. The SSHRC Impact Awards highlight the highest achievements in research, research training, knowledge mobilization and outreach activities in the humanities and social sciences in Canada.

SSHRC 2016 Recipients

SSHRC 2016 Awards

SSHRC is a federal research funding agency that promotes and supports post-secondary-based research and talent development in the humanities and social sciences.

Congratulations Ajay!

Learn more about SSHRC and all the Impact Award recipients.


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