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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...
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 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...
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...
Canadian English is vastly understudied. This is particularly true regarding the melody and rhythm of Canadian speech (prosody/intonation). Prosody features as key in most theoretical and applied research that involves spoken language, but in Canadian English, these impacts are poorly...
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 2016: The objectives of the proposed study are: 1] To test the validity of a widely-used model of reading fluency longitudinally (from Grade 1 to Grade 5) and across languages varying in orthographic consistency (English, Dutch, and Greek); 2] To examine the role of...
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 IDG funded 2017: Although bankruptcy should not be a side effect of sickness, many Canadians are pushed over this financial precipice by an illness or injury. In the United States, uncovered medical expenses wreak havoc on the finances of the ill and injured, whereas in Canada, the income...
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...