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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Institutional Grant Winners

Through its SSHRC Institutional Grants (SIG) funding opportunity, SSHRC provides annual block grants to help eligible Canadian postsecondary institutions fund, through their own merit review processes, small-scale research and research-related activities by their faculty in the social sciences and humanities. SIG funds are intended to help Canadian postsecondary institutions strengthen research excellence in the social sciences and humanities.


SIG Explore Grant

Investigator Department/Faculty Project Title
Cynthia Levine-Rasky Sociology The Good Fight: Voices of Elder Activists
Theodore Christou Faculty of Education Map Making and Indigenous History Education: Supporting Reconciliatory Education by Visualizing Canada’s Indian Day Schools

Heather McGregor

Faculty of Education History Education in the Anthropocene
Grégoire Webber Faculty of Law Recovering the good in the law
Jennifer Hosek

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Cultures of Resilience and Fragility under Covid: Does Money Matter?

Leandre Fabrigar


Exploring Objective and Subjective Measures of Attitude Bases

Dan Cohen

Geography and Planning

The spatial implications of Bank of Canada’s COVID-19 response

Richard Ascough

School of Religion

Associations and Christ Groups under Roman Colonization: Assimilation and Resistance in the Western Provinces

Gabriel Menotti Miglio Pinto Gonring

Film and Media

Audiovisual-made Museums: An archaeology of video as an exhibition platform

Danielle Blouin

Emergency Medicine

Accreditation of Medical Education Programs: What are the Effective Components?

Heather Macfarlane

English Language and Literature

How to be at Home in Canada: Literary Land Claims in Indigenous and Diaspora Texts

Sergio Sismondo


Epistemic Corruption

Collin Grey

Faculty of Law

Humanitarianism and Deportation

Martha Munezhi

Policy Studies

Determinants of Self-rated Health in the Midst of Covid-19

Ian Robinson

Film and Media

Film and Placemaking

Ruqu Wang


Modeling International Trade Disputes

Marcus Taylor

Global Development Studies

Sustainability Transformations in Eastern Ontario Agriculture

Alison Murray

Art Conservation

Teaching Science to Art Conservation Students: Threshold Concepts as a Revitalizing Tool

Amanda Ross-White

Library System

Predatory, deceptive or imitation: What motivates publishers and editors on the margins of scholarly literature?


SIG Exchange Grant

Investigator Department/Faculty Project Title

Elizabeth Brule

Gender Studies Indigenous Resurgence, Decolonization and the Politics of Solidarity Work
Elizabeth Anne Kelley Psychology Utilitarianism: A New Strengths-Based Approach to ASD