The Naylor Report: Call for Responses

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The Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/Société canadienne des humanités numériques is seeking feedback from the digital humanities community on the Investing in Canada’s Future: Strengthening the Foundations of Canadian Research Report (also called The Naylor Report), created as part of the Fundamental Science Review. The report is available at

If you are working in the Humanities and Social Sciences in a digital context in Canada, we would love to hear from you. We are seeking your feedback on the report’s recommendations (p xxv), with a particular interest in the report’s articulation of

  • Canada’s current research competitiveness in comparison to previous decades
  • Support of Humanities and Social Science research in a digital context (Chapter 3 and section 3.4)
  • Funding of postdoctoral fellows and research chairs (sections 7.1 and 7.2)
  • Support of early career researchers (section 5.3.2)
  • Diversity in the research ecosystem (section 5.3.1)
  • Funding for digital research infrastructure, the development of a national digital research infrastructure, and the maintenance of digital scholarship (section 6.2)

To contribute to CSDH/SCHN’s response to the report through email or online interview please contact Constance Crompton ( and Dominic Forest ( before August 25th 2017