The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has announced funding for more than 100 Carleton University researchers. The funding amounts to more than $5.5 million and is spread out between research and development grants, conference funding, graduate-level scholarships and fellowships.
Following below are just some members of the Carleton community, along with their project name, who are being recognized and funded for their work by the SSHRC:
- Gita J. Laidler – $209,374 - Connecting Inuit elders and youth: learning about caribou, community and well-being
- D. R. Fraser Taylor – $199,850 – Mapping the legal and policy boundaries of digital cartography
- James R. Meadowcroft – $127,741 – Conceptual innovation and the development of environmental policy
- Augustine S. J. Park – $103,746 - The missing and the dead in transitional justice: comparing Canada and South Africa
- Amadeo D’Angiulli – $81,250 - Deeper into vividness and individual differences: developing a unified framework for mental imagery
- Brian Greenspan – $75,205 - Utopian media: social dreaming and the digital archive
- Jill S. Wigle – $74,802 - Comparative greenbelt governance and the valuing of nature in cities
“The funding announcement from the SSHRC endorses Carleton as a research-intensive institution focused on finding cutting-edge solutions to real-world problems,” said Kim Matheson, Vice-President (Research and International). “These funding initiatives will benefit senior and new researchers, as well as graduate students.”
“Our government is investing in the people and ideas that will produce tomorrow’s breakthroughs in order to keep Canada’s economy growing,” said the honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology). “This investment will give researchers the tools they need to develop their ideas and bring benefits to Canadians.”
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