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Funded Research

Our world class research is constantly winning grant competitions and other financial awards. We're honoured to see our work recognized as being among the world's best. We invite you to browse some of our best work listed below and seek inspiration for your projects.

Faculty MemberProject TitleResearch GrantYear
Daniel CohnUnderstanding Canada’s AI Policy Development Process [Funding is to support a doctoral fellowship for Prof. Cohn’s student Elia Rasky].MITACs Accelerate Program and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Digital Policy Hub $52,000 2024
Student Intern: Grace Barakat; Community Partner: Islamic Relief Canada. COVID-19, Mental Health, and Racialized Women in the WorkforceMITACs Accelerate Program
Brenda Spotton VisanoThe effects of COVID-19 on inequality in Canada and abroadMITACs Accelerate Program
Dagmar Soennecken,
Vulnerabilities under the Global Protection RegimeEU Horizon 20/20 grant no. 870845, European PI: L. Leboeuf (MPI, Halle), co-funded by SSHRC and FRQSC,2019-2023
Lorne FosterBlackness in CanadaSSHRC PGD2019-2021
Lorne FosterResearch Data Centre Network: Integrating new initiatives for a stronger futureCanadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Grant2019-2020
Lorne FosterTraffic Stop Race Based Data Collection Project 2016-2019.Ottawa Police Service2019-2020
Brenda Spotton VisanoEnabling Youth Financial ResiliencyRoyal Bank of Canada
Dagmar Soennecken,
Civil Society and the Global Refugee RegimeSSHRC partnership grant2018-2025
Brenda Spotton VisanoDebt Dialogues – Discussing OSAP Debt DifficultiesYork University, Catalyst Grant
Brenda Spotton VisanoStudent Debt Repayment and Loan Rehabilitation: An Analysis of Complaints FilesFaculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Minor Research Grant
Brenda Spotton Visano, Chris Robinson, Joanne Magee, and Jodi LetkiewiczStrengthening Community Financial Capacity – Financial Information Supports for Front LineFaculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Global and Community Engagement (GCE) Collaborative Project Fund
Brenda Spotton VisanoUnions and the MacroeconomyMITACs Accelerate Program
Brenda Spotton VisanoYouth-Centered Financial Literacy Workshops – A Collaboration between PEACH and YUCFPSocial and Enterprise Development Innovations
Brenda Spotton VisanoDocumenting and Assessing Alternative Pathways for Individuals with Incomplete High School EducationHigher Education Quality Council of Ontario
Total project including in-kind supports: $209,000
Brenda Spotton VisanoEnhancing microcredit success for economic development through social performance ratingsSSHRC-Public Outreach Grants
Brenda Spotton VisanoIncluding Us All: Community-Based Finance for Community Capacity BuildingSSHRC-Public Outreach Grant