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Over the last few decades, the concept of global citizenship has emerged in policies and vision statements of higher educational institutions without clarity of what it means or how to educate for it. In North America the discourse of global citizenship study abroad has become increasingly...
SSHRC Awarded PDG 2019: Our project will develop an international research partnership to examine the experiences of African migrant children. One objective is to examine the experiences of vulnerable African migrant children and how they navigate their everyday lives in Ghana and Canada. A...
The population of older adults in Ghana is growing rapidly, and is projected to increase two-fold over the period 2015 to 2050. Despite the unprecedented growth, not much is known about the living conditions and wellbeing of older Ghanaians, in part due to a paucity of research in this area. This...
An Exploration of a Culture of Reintegration with Women Who Have Experienced Obstetrical Fistula Repair in Northern Ghana, West AfricaDownload
More than two million women in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa live with untreated obstetric fistula (OF). Factors contributing to and affecting the care of OF are embedded in the social determinants of health. A three-pronged approach to OF care has been suggested, including awareness, treatment,...
SSHRC Awarded CG 2016: Lead institution is Cape Breton University, in partnership with UAlberta. Public outreach about applied ethnomusicology, positive social interaction, and intercultural exchange. The project includes five core components: (1) two knowledge exchange and dialogue events, one...
The growing presence and influence of China across the African continent has attracted considerable local and international attention and even controversy. On the one hand, the burgeoning ‘China in Africa’ literature tends to focus on pessimistic assertions about the exploitative aspects of the...
African art music composers in Ghanaian universities negotiate a multiplicity of identities in a time characterized by frequent international communication and travel. This thesis explores these identities and asks, what does African art music, a combination of Western and indigenous African...
Experiences of midwives who are faced with newborns affected by birth asphyxia in rural birth settings, southern GhanaDownload
Background: The increasing trend in global neonatal deaths over the past decade has engaged global, regional, and national communities in seeking sustainable approaches to improve neonatal health outcomes. The major causes of these deaths are preterm birth complications, intra-partum related...
SSHRC Awarded CG 2015: "Memory Economies" will be a two-day symposium, hosted by the University of Alberta's Departments of English & Film Studies and Women's & Gender Studies on September 4-5, 2015. It is designed to contribute new concepts and theorizations to the multidisciplinary field of...
Multilevel Modeling of Factors that Influence Mathematics Achievement in Ghana: A Secondary Analysis of TIMSS 2007 and 2011Download
The purpose of this study was to examine which student, teacher, and principal variables best explained the performance of the population of Grade 8 students in Ghana. This study was necessitated by the consistent low performance of Ghana’s grade eight students in TIMSS since 2003. Ghana, as a...