Six University of Ottawa-affiliated projects focusing on COVID-19’s impact on mental health have won important funding grants totalling over $1 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) has granted a total of $3M to 12 researchers from the University of Ottawa and its affiliated hospital research institutes to support their innovative, high-risk high-reward research projects.
CLTS Faculty members Dr. Elizabeth Dubois and Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau are co-investigators on a strategic $2.5 Million Partnership Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) on journalism innovation.
University of Ottawa researchers have received more than $7.2 million in Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership, Partnership Development, Insight and Insight Development grants. Funding from this federal granting agency will support 46 projects led by professors representing eight of the University’s 10 faculties.
Elizabeth Dubois, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and a CLTS Faculty Member, received, with Taylor Owen (McGill University), a Canada History Fund grant to run the Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge.
Professors Ivy Bourgeault (Telfer School of Management) and Katherine Lippel (Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section) have both been awarded a joint CIHR–SSHRC Partnership Grant, totalling over $2.8M, for their respective collaborative and interdisciplinary project on work-related health issues.