SSHRC Matters

SSHRC Matters is a new research series designed to highlight the importance of social science, humanities and artistic research, scholarship, and expression, as well as its impact on our campus, in our communities, and for our world.

Events

Inaugural Event

The inaugural event started our converstaion off where it all began....with recognition of the fundamental research relationship between graduate students and their supervisors.

We heard from:

  • Dr. Ryan Walker and Joel Bernbaum (Interdisciplinary)
  • Dr. Jing Xiao and Nataliia Zakharchuk (Education)
  • Dr. Ken Coates and Oxana Pimenova (Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy)

They discussed the importance of student/supervisor relationship, the journey, benefits and challenges to acquiring SSHRC funding, and tips and tricks that foster strong student/supervisor relationships.

The event was cohosted by Dr. Dawn Wallin, OVPR SSHRC Lead, and Dr. Debby Burshtyn, Dean of the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Showcasing the Fine Arts

The second session of the series will showcase Fine Arts researchers and discuss how Fine Arts scholars are highly engaged in the community.

Join host Dr. Dawn Wallin, OVPR SSHRC Lead and Associate Vice President Research, Engagement.

A panel discussion will be held followed by a casual conversation.

Panelists are:

  • Dr. Jennifer Lang (Department of Music)
  • jake moore (Department of Art and Art History)
  • Deneh'Cho Thompson (Department of Drama)

The event took place on Zoom on Monday, February 14th from 2-4pm. The event was not recorded at the request of the panelists.

 

Anti-Racist/Anti-Oppressive Research Across Disciplines

This session of the series will showcase anti-racism and anti-oppression researchers and discuss how the research reaches across SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR and how it creates impact in the community.

Join host Dr. Dawn Wallin, OVPR SSHRC Lead and Associate Vice President Research, Engagement.

A panel discussion will be held followed by a casual conversation.

Panelists are:

  • Dr. Rachel Loewen Walker (College of Law)
  • Dr. Manuela Valle Castro (College of Medicine)
  • Dr. Carmen Gillies (College of Education)

The event took place on Zoom on Wednesday, April 13th from 12:30-2:30pm.