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SSHRC IDG awarded 2011: Word of mouth [WOM] influences the profits of companies whose products are being talked about. This project examines how conversation and content uniquely impact important outcomes for consumers and firms, by introducing a new concept to marketing from psychology:...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2012: This research project seeks to reconstruct the milieu of post-war film lecturing in Canada and U.S. by piecing together the careers of individual filmmakers, delving into the histories of exhibition sites and booking agencies while also probing the collections of museums,...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2012: Our pilot project will address the question of Métis territory and identity via the remains of Métis landscapes in the archaeological record, particularly the material culture and spatial arrangements of known over-wintering sites in the Canadian Parklands, and...
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.
Invited PG (stage 2) awarded 2014: We propose to engage Canadians in a discussion of race, place, and the law. Canada continues to bear the legacy of a past in which racism held sway. The importance of race in shaping the very spaces we inhabit is epitomized by the events of World War II,when...
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...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2013: Research into civic practices in the sustainable foods movement in Edmonton and Toronto.
PG-Letter of Intent (stage 1) funded in 2014 and invited to stage 2: Our central objective directly confronts the following question: Can urban agriculture make a substantial contribution to urban food security in a culturally appropriate and ecologically sustainable manner? What would an...
Invited PG (stage 2) awarded 2015: The objective of the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS) is to develop the sound empirical data and theoretical insights needed to support effective, legally responsible, and socially engaged counter-terrorism policies and...
SSHRC IG awarded 2015 (2014 competition): ESL acquisition in early childhood is not well understood or even well-documented. Early L2 child speakers appear to produce more varied types of phonological errors compared with monolingual children, some but not all of which are predictable from their...