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SSHRC Awarded IDG 2012: The proposed research will identify ways in which Aboriginal youth can overcome barriers to participation in sport. The purpose of the proposed program of research is twofold: (1) to better understand the meanings of the terms 'sport', 'community', and 'culture' to...
SSHRC Awarded PDG 2018: Globally, most park agencies have little capacity to produce in-house social science or ecological research, or conduct meaningful knowledge exchange with Indigenous and local communities. The goal of this project is to enhance the generation and use of knowledge,...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2018. The study builds on two exploratory community-based, participatory research (CBPR) projects with Syrian refugees. Guided by CBPR, and using ethnographic data collection and analysis methods, we examine the psychosocial adaption and integration of 8 diverse Syrian refugee...
SSHRC IDG Awarded 2018. This study aims to answer the question: ‘How has the illicit introduction of opioid fentanyl and its ‘analogues’ such as carfentanyl, altered life in Alberta’s prisons? In Canada's opioid crisis, prisons end up housing a disproportionate number of the marginalized and...
SSHRC IDG Awarded 2018: The research seeks to disrupt settler, colonial, race-based understandings of the Métis-as-mixed and as victims of fragmented social geographies, by applying a place-based analysis of Métis peoplehood. Drawing on methods from Archaeology, History, Women's Studies, and...
SSHRC PEG Awarded 2018: Two in-depth case studies will evaluate use of Lego Mindstorm robots and teaching materials developed specifically for these as math aids, by students with hand-based disabilities, their teachers, and Assistive Technology team. Quantitative data collected will include 1)...
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2018: Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) are a recent development in Canadian schools. These student-led clubs aim to promote positive youth development. They, and the recent legislation enabling them, are controversial. There is a need for research on the roles and effects of GSAs....