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Friday, February 10, 2017

Lorne L. Dawson (Principle Investigator) Awarded $256,950.46 Research Grant

Lorne L. Dawson (Principle Investigator) 2017-2019 “Foreign Fighter Radicalization: Advanced Primary Data Acquisition and Analysis” (with A Amarasingam and D Ruths). Community Resilience Fund, Public Safety Canada, $256,950.46.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Dr. Kate Henne awarded research grant, Australian Research Council - $357,000 AUD

Kate is the principal and sole investigator on this grant which is entitled: Tackling a Silent Epidemic: Traumatic Brain Injury and Regulatory Science. It is a three-year research grant from the Australian Research Council in the amount of 357,000 AUD.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Professor Jennifer Schulenberg receives SSHRC Insight Grant ($200,000; 4 years)

Policing innovation: An investigation of targeted interventions and responses to youth crime

Friday, October 7, 2016

Professor Peter Carrington receives SSHRC Grant (2016-2021)

Peter Carrington's SSHRC grant for 2016-2021 will support his research on criminal collaboration in Canada. Using data collected by Statistics Canada from the police, Professor Carrington is analyzing patterns of inter-connections among crimes committed in Canada by pairs or groups of offenders.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Summer Learning Losses; The New High School Diploma

Is summer vacation interfering with some students' educational success? University of Waterloo Sociology and Legal Studies Professor Janice Aurini explains what can be done about summer learning losses.

Professor Janice Aurini explains how summer vacation can interfere with educational success on The Agenda with Steve Paikin.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Sociology research on "summer setback" in demand as school year approaches

Female faculty member smiling

12 media interviews in one day and counting. Professor Janice Aurini is busy juggling media requests this week (and last) as back-to-school approaches. Parents, educators and journalists want to know what her research tells us about the school break phenomenon summer setback.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Sociology PhD thesis on Indigenous education draws media attention

Women with arms crossed

Sociology doctorate Emily Milne (PhD '15) has received nationwide media coverage when research from her dissertation on family-school relationships among Indigenous peoples was recently published in two journals, including the Canadian Review of Sociology.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Understanding the Refugee Crisis: Historical, Global, and Local Perspectives

Description: The Faculty of Arts, UWaterloo Community Relations, and Kitchener Public Library present a panel discussion featuring experts in three fields. From Canada’s history of refugee reception, to refugees currently in limbo abroad, to local settlement challenges and opportunities, the discussion will cover topics that affect us all in a globalized world