SSHRC grants announced for Arts researchers

Thursday, June 16, 2022

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada has just announced the latest round of grant recipients, including 15 Faculty of Arts researchers. Have a look at their project titles and you will see relevance and potential for positive social impacts. Congratulations to our scholars!


Insight Grants

  • Kathy Acheson (English Language and Literature): The future of research in early modern marginalia ($92,506)
  • Annik Bilodeau (Spanish and Latin American): Mapping artistic sorority in Spanish America ($92,740)
  • Ramona Bobocel (Psychology): Investigating impediments to achieving organizational justice ($283,089)
  • Randy Harris (English Language and Literature): Growing the rhetoricon for ML argument mining ($272,411)
  • Daniel Henstra (Political Science): Effective governance arrangements for climate resilient infrastructure ($378,073)
  • Naila Keleta-Mae (Communication Arts): Sites and performances of blackness and freedom ($212,932)
  • Allison Kelly (Psychology): How can an understanding of observational learning promote new ways of increasing self-compassion? ($298,165)
  • Emmet Macfarlane (Political Science): Hate speech legislation, the commonwealth model, and parliamentary debates on rights ($243,737)
  • Lennart Nacke (Stratford): Entering the metaverse: Investigating social virtual reality platforms and experiences ($383,816)
  • Marcel O'Gorman (English Language and Literature): Critical by design: Fostering responsible innovation with critical design methods ($290,586)
  • Guy Poirier (French Studies): Superbe et imaginaire entrée d'un roi devenu reine, l'espace d'un pamphlet ($95,495)
  • Uzma Rehman (Psychology): Testing the perfectionism model of women's sexual desire ($217,242)
  • Sarah Turnbull (Sociology and Legal Studies): Reforming detention: Race, gender, and nation in the national immigration detention framework ($85,685)

Partnership Development Grant

  • Bessma Momani (Political Science): Digital transformation of work: Determining impacts on women and skills retraining needs ($199,999)

Aid to Scholarly Journal

  • Jay Dolmage (English Language and Literature): Canadian Journal of Disability Studies/Revue canadienne d'téudes sur le handicap ($90,000)

Read the Office of Research announcement for the full list of grant recipients including Arts colleagues at the affiliated and federated institutions of Waterloo.

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