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- 2Gokiert, Rebecca
- 2Kermoal, Nathalie
- 2Supernant, Kisha
- 1Adams, Kimberley
- 1Alberta Environment and Parks
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...
PEG funded in 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 IDG funded in 2018: Gay-Straight Alliances 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. This...
SSHRC Partnership Development grant awarded 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...
SSHRC IG funded in 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 Insight grant awarded 2017: The project aims to determine the short- and long-term outcomes of interpretive programs in Alberta's provincial parks, the factors influencing those outcomes, and the consistency of outcomes with staff perceptions of provincial goals, policies, and strategies....
Insight Grant funded in 2017. the world of the present is a 'Petroculture', where cultural, economic, ideological, legal and political relationships --locally and globally-- have been shaped by oil and its networks of power. Energy transition demands social transformation. This research is...
OBJECTIVES: Effective communication by public health agencies during a pandemic promotes the adoption of recommended health behaviours. However, more information is not always the solution. Rather, attention must be paid to how information is communicated. Our study examines the television news,...
PDG awarded 2013. The project will enhance an emerging partnership between the province, community, funding agencies, and academic stakeholders. The partnership is focused on creating evaluation-based capacity and aligning evaluative thinking in the field of Early Childhood Development. This...