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SSHRC IG awarded 2018: Through cooperative inquiry and critical co-design, the project will develop an interactive digital story app (i.e., digital fiction) that can be evaluated as a tool for media-enhanced bibliotherapy to help young women address issues associated with body image concerns.
SSHRC IDG funded in 2017: If people learn to speak the same language, can broken communication be avoided? Both research and anecdotal evidence tell us “no”. In contrast to language differences, differences in speaking styles are far more difficult to detect. Although knowledge of different...
Invited PG (stage 2), awarded 2015: Many communities are dependent upon the resources of freshwater river systems for their livelihood and well-being. Multi-generational subsistence fisheries (including Indigenous communities) have well developed systems of local and traditional knowledge (LTK)...
SSHRC IG awarded 2016 (2015 competition): This study will break new ground in the study of how the social environment matters for parenting, and potentially shed light on root social causes of social, emotional and behavioral problems in children and youth.Over the past few decades, Canada, like...
SSHRC grant awarded 2016: The objective of this project is to study and improve fundraising strategies. We will focus on what influences giving, in particular, the impact of involvement with the charity, fundraiser events, and the influence of social media. The proposed research will bridge the...
SSHRC IG awarded 2012: Few scholars would attempt to explain contemporary Canadian issues without reference to the massive changes of the twentieth century. Yet, Metis historiography has been dominated by 18th and 19th Century events (inside the discipline of history as well as out). This project...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2011: Artistic practices form an essential component of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). While important scholarly contributions have already examined the political and social contexts of reconciliation and redress, our proposed project will be the first of...
Insight Grant awarded
SSHRC IG funded 2018: Three transnational corporations (Universal, Sony, and Warner) control roughly 80% of the global recording and publishing industries and 86% of the North American market. This three-pronged research project responds to the problem of music industry consolidation by...
SSHRC IG awarded 2017: This project focuses on the representations of health and the biomedical body in post-1960s Anglo-Canada and Franco-Québec literatures. It is interested in the representation of urban middle-classes and the ways in which the notion of responsibility towards health informs...