Successful Grants Library (SSHRC)
Materials retained in this repository of successful SSHRC grants are for the sole use of University of Alberta scholars applying to SSHRC grant and fellowship competitions. The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada funds several grant competitions. The competitions supported by the Grant Assist Program (SS&H) are: Insight Development Grant (IDG), Insight Grant (IG), Partnership Development Grant (PDG) and the two stage Partnership Grant (PG). All successful grant applicants are encouraged to deposit a copy of their SSHRC application here, for the empowerment of your colleagues. To contribute a copy, please contact the Director, GAP SS&H: http://www.sshrc.ualberta.ca/en/Contact.aspx In addition to this successful grants library, support from the Office of the vice-President (Research) for SSHRC grant applicants includes: 1 on 1 mentoring in research design and grant strategy; information panels; workshops; access to casual research assistants and professional editors; bridge funding. Materials from workshops and other learning opportunities are deposited under the collection entitled "Workshop Materials (SSHRC)". Academic articles on the genre of writing associated with grants and research proposals are deposited in the collection entitled "Readings (SSHRC); Newsletters from the GAP (SS&H) are housed in the "Communiques (SSHRC)" collection. For more information about the GAp for Social Sciences and Humanities researchers: http://www.sshrc.ualberta.ca/
Items in this Collection
IDG awarded 2017: We propose to examine how textbook authors position themselves in relation to their hopes and challenges. Our research is qualitative, informed by narrative storytelling. We are interested in how the material textbook authors write might be an influence relating to their hopes...
"Good cownsell for an erroneous conscyence": William Bonde, Lutheran Polemic, and Orthodox Reform in the Late Middle AgesDownload
SSHRC IDG awarded 2016: The heart of this project is careful textual analysis of "The Directory of Conscience" and "The Pilgrimage of Perfection" written by William Bonde, who joined the Birgittine community of monks and nuns at Syon Abbey early in the sixteenth century. The Birgittines played a...
"The Difference", a novel: In 1908, a Canadian woman on a clipper ship in the south Pacific buys a small boy for four pounds of tobaccoDownload
SSHRC IG awarded 2013: Over the next three years, I will research the first draft of a new novel. The Difference will examine the actions of a Canadian woman in 1908, wife of a clipper ship captain, who buys a small Tongan boy for four pounds of tobacco. The research required for The Difference...
SSHRC IG awarded 2017: The importance of the body in fashion and the radical adoption of street styles by the elite go back to eighteenth-century Europe. This study examines the effects of the French Revolution on European and American style. It asks how 1790s fashion drastically changed to...
A comparative investigation of pedagogical possibilities of digital tools for family and school early literacy educationDownload
SSHRC Insight Grant awarded 2013: The proposed research aims to investigate shifts in digital literacy practices in school and home in sites in Canada and Australia and to examine factors that might impede and/or facilitate digital literacy development.
A war over water: The 1531 English Statue of Sewers and its impact upon local politics, economies and environmentsDownload
SSHRC IG awarded 2013: When I was writing my SSHRC-supported book, Mills in the Medieval Economy: England 1300-1540 (Oxford University Press, 2004), I noted a curious incidence involving the tearing down of two large watermill complexes on the River Itchen between Southampton and Winchester in...
Apachean origins: New explorations of the Canadian heritage of A.D. 13th century Dene at Promontory Point, UtahDownload
SSHRC IG awarded 2012: The proposed archaeological research focuses on Apachean migration as a significant vector of Dene expansion in western North America. Renewed archaeological thinking about migration pays attention to social science research into migration, and specific processes like kin...
SSHRC Connection grant awarded 2016. Lead institution is Cape Breton University, in partnership with UAlberta. Public outreach about applied ethnomusicology and intercultural exchange.
SSHRC IG awarded 2016: Savons-nous mourir au 21e siècle? La fin de vie est aujourd'hui monopolisée par la pratique médicale et le milieu hospitalier, mais ceux-ci sont-il les plus 'hospitaliers' pour accueillir l'expérience radicalement singulière de mourir? Comment faire de celle-ci le vrai...
SSHRC IG awarded 2014 (2013 competition): This four year project that will analyse the influential but under-examined feminist periodical Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art and Politics. Heresies was a quasi-biannual magazine edited and produced by a collective that included artists, art...