SSHRC injects $5M into uOttawa arts, social sciences and humanities research

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Researchers working in the arts, social sciences and humanities at the University of Ottawa have received more than $5 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Totalling $5,229,571, the funding supports 44 projects through Insight, Insight Development and Partnership Development grants. Led by uOttawa professors, these projects involve some 130 researchers from across Canada and around the globe.  They cover a wide range of topics, such as supporting disaster resilience through community engagement, the governance of machines with artificial intelligence, and the long-term effects of childhood bullying.

“The University of Ottawa is grateful for this important investment in topical research in the arts, social sciences and humanities on questions that affect Canadians at every level,” said Mona Nemer, vice-president, research.

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