2018 Grants

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council  

SSHRC Insight Grant, 2018

Russell Adams. Anthropology. Tracing the long-term footprint of anthropogenic pollution in the landscape: evaluation of the evidence from a 5000-year-old industrialized landscape in southern Jordan

James Beck, Psychology. Velocity as an antecedent of workplace shortcut behaviours

Beth Coleman, English Language & Literature. City as platform: smart cities and civic engagement in the data society

Ori Friedman, Psychology. How non-material aspects of ownership influence children and their social interactions

Randy Harris, English Language & Literature. Gamesourcing a rhetorical figure ontology

Goetz Hoeppe, Anthropology. Making sense of data reuse in environmental science: a comparative ethnography

Thomas Homer-Dixon, Political Science. Ideological conflict project: application and field testing of conflict resolution tools

Ashley Rose Mehlenbacher, English Language & Literature. Networked expertise as a novel approach to complex problem solving

David Moscovitch, Psychology. Mental time travel processes in social anxiety: toward an understanding of the mechanisms and boundaries of autobiographical memory accessibility and appraisal

Jane Nicholas, History (SJU). Sorrow: child death and grief in Ontario, 1867-1940

Chris Riddell, Economics. The effects of compulsory interest arbitration on disputes, wages and service quality: evidence from a unique natural experiment in Ontario

Evan Risko, Psychology. Integrating affect into an evidence-based approach to the design of recorded lectures in postsecondary education

SSHRC Insight Development Grant, 2018

Veronica Austen, English Language & Literature (SJU). Artful (un)belonging: Expressing racialization through the visual arts in contemporary Canadian literature.

Annik Bilodeau, Spanish & Latin American Studies. "El arte como martilo": Political street art in contemporary Mexico.

Angela Carter, Political Science. The politics of keeping fossil fuels in the ground: Building and testing comparative theory in major producing states.

Secil Dagtas, Anthropology. Religious assemblages: An ethnographic study of refugee-minority relations along the Turkish-Syrian border.

J. Andrew Deman, English Language & Literature (SJU). Counting Claremont: Sexuality, subversion and symbolic capital in comics' longest single-author run. 

Stephanie Denison, Psychology. The development of social causal reasoning in infancy: Using others' emotions to direct behaviour.

Katy Fulfer, Philosophy. From rootlessness to belonging: An Arendtian critique of the family as a structure of refugee assimilation.

Shelley Hulan, English Language & Literature. Bearing the cupboard for the world: The literature and rhetoric of food scarcity in late colonial Canada and India.

Naila Keleta-Mae, Communication Arts. Black and free in the 21st century.

Shana Macdonald, Communication Arts. The personal is aesthetic: The formal politics of feminist film and media.

Bessma Momani, Political Science. Testing resiliency to right-wing populism.

Vinh Nguyen. English Language & Literature (Ren). Pay it forward: Circuits of refugee solidarity in Canada.

Andrea Quinlan, Sociology & Legal Studies. Assembled and forgotten: An examination of forensic sexual assualt kit backlogs in Canada.

Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme, Sociology & Legal Studies. Surveying millennials' non-religious homophily and social distance.

SSHRC Connection Grant, 2018

Sheila Ager, Classical Studies. Localism in the Hellenistic world: A multidisciplinary exploration of the phenomenon of 'the local' in a global context.

Andrew Faulkner, Classical Studies. Greek, Latin, Syriac, and Hebrew: A cross-cultural study of late antique poetics.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

NSERC Discovery Grant, 2018

Britt Anderson, Psychology. Attention, Probability and Reward.

James Danckert, Psychology. Behavioural, psychophysical, genetic and neuroimaging investigations of boredom.

Michael Dixon, Psychology. Exploring the Motivational and Emotional Aspects of Gambling.

Colin MacLeod, Psychology. Attention, Learning, and Memory:  The Fluency of Cognitive Processing.

NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement, 2018

James Danckert, Psychology. Behavioural, psychophysical, genetic and neuroimaging investigations of boredom.

Canada Research Chair

Nicole Nolette, French Studies. Canada Research Chair in Minority Studies (SSHRC, Tier 2)

Ontario Grants

Ontario Research Fund - Research Excellence (ORF-RE), 2018

Wendi Adair, Psychology.  Reconciliation in the workplace: Creating cultures of trust via effective communication, building relationships, and a climate for cultural safety for Indigenous employees in Ontario and Canada.