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- 6Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
- 4Gokiert, Rebecca
- 3Davidson, Debra
- 3Gierl, Mark
- 3Gow, Gordon
SSHRC Awarded PDG 2020: The ongoing political, social, and economic marginalization of Indigenous women exposes them to poverty, social exclusion, and violence. But Indigenous women are not victims; they are actively involved in resistance efforts and have created civil society organizations...
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2019: This IDG project aims at developing an inclusive approach to landscape by studying it through the lens of 'biography' and using cutting edge methods of archaeological prospection. I have selected a test area of 600 hectares of forested countryside in Achaia Phthiotis, a...
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2019: In August 2018, a statue of Canada's first prime minister, John A. McDonald was unceremoniously hoisted from Victoria, BC's city hall steps, wrapped in foam and trucked away to a storage facility. City council was responding to concerns from Indigenous community members...
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2019: The research outlined in this proposal focuses on a new and exciting direction in my research: examining how group leaders can strategically modify their rhetoric to strengthen follower support for collective change. Drawing on my expertise in social identity and...
NFRF-Exploration grant awarded 2020: Sustainability of the beef industry and sustainability of temperate grasslands are equally challenging currently. Beef cattle don’t typically graze on tidy fields of managed pasture, but instead graze complex landscapes with highly diverse vegetation and...
SSHRC IG funded 2020: This study of Carol Shields' oeuvre has three aims: to explore her achievement in challenging nonfiction genres; to explore how this work influenced her novels; and to explore how this work rendered her fiction increasingly feminist and postmodernist. Methods include...
SSHRC Awarded PDG 2020: Impact assessments (IA) are a crucial tool in the management of disruptions to our climate, ecosystems and communities generated by economic development. Given the growing concerns about the sustainability of socio-ecological systems in Canada and globally, IAs are rightly...
SSHRC IG awarded 2020: project addresses the need to understand the differences in employment experiences and outcomes for marginalised groups, particularly women, employed in the video game industry in North America. A a staggering number of women leave the video game industry within the first...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2020: People living with serious mental illness (PSMI) experience high levels of marginalization from the labour force. In Canada, 80 to 90% of PSMI are unemployed, or if working, have low job attachment and restricted career advancement. This project will identify ways of...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2020: The Compendium of Sushruta (Sushrutasamhita) is an ancient Indian medical text that was was used to diagnose and treat patients in South Asia two thousand years ago and continues to influence the study of medicine even today. The Compendium of Sushruta presents baffling...