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SSHRC Small Grant results

The program received a number of strong applications and was highly competitive. The Office of Research Services provides program statistics and results.

Total number of applications received to the SSHRC Small Grant program:

16

Total funding requested by applicants:

$78,528.64

Total number of awards granted:

10 awards granted, totaling $46,329.64

SSHRC Small Grants recipients

  • Emma Bartfay and Winnie Sun, Faculty of Health Science
    • Project title: An exploratory study to examine the social aspects of influenza vaccine hesitancy in persons with dementia (PWD)
    • Amount: $5,000
  • Carla Cesaroni, Philip Shon and Chris O’Connor, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
    • Project title: Young People's Perceptions of Their Interactions with Police
    • Amount: $4,654
  • Brian Cutler, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
    • Project Title: Impact of Viewing Body-Worn Camera Footage on Reports of Critical Incidents
    • Amount: $4,993
  • Karla Dhungana-Sainju, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
    • Project title: An Examination of Bullying through Twitter
    • Award amount: $4,338
  • Tyler Frederick, Scott Aquanno and Chris O’Connor, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
    • Project title: Exploring New Methods in Citizen Education and Engagement
    • Amount: $2,765
  • Meaghan Lloyd, Faculty of Health Science
    • Project Title: Community-based Fundamental Motor Skill Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Pilot Study
    • Amount: $4,905
  • Natalie Oman, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
    • Project Title: Collaborative Resource Management through Free, Prior and Informed Consent
    • Amount: $4,929
  • David Rudoler, Faculty of Health Sciences
    • Project title: Understanding early admission to long-term care: A qualitative comparative analysis
    • Amount: $4,772
  • Amirali Salehi-Abari, Faculty of Business and Information Technology
    • Project Title: Understanding User Privacy Preferences in Online Social Platforms
    • Award amount: $5,000
  • Arshia Zaidi and Olga Marques, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
    • Project Title: Swipe Right: The Social Media "Hook-Up" Culture for Racialized Women in Post-Secondary Institutions
    • Amount: $4,973

The decision was made by a multi‐disciplinary Selection Committee formed by the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation (VPRI) which includes: 

Voting members: 

  • Janette Hughes, Professor, Faculty of Education
  • Andrea Slane, Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
  • Igor Kotlyar, Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Facilitators/advisors:

  • Ewa Stewart, Grants Officer, Office of Research Services

2018 results

The program received a number of strong applications and was highly competitive. The Office of Research Services has provided program statistics below for information.

Total number of applications received to the SSHRC Small Grant program:

14

Total funding requested by applicants:

$81,067.85

Total number of awards granted:

Nine awards granted, totaling $46,010.53


SSHRC Small Grants Recipients  

  • Allyson Eamer, PhD, Associate Professor, and Jia Li, PhD, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education (FEd)
    • Project Title: The impact of the refugee experience on language learning and acculturation
    • Award amount: $6,421
  • Ami Mamolo, PhD, Assistant Professor, FEd
    • Project title: Mathematics and computer programming: Developing tasks for teacher education
    • Award amount: $5,271
  • Bill Kapralos, PhD, Associate Professor, and Alvaro Quevedo, PhD, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FBIT)
    • Project Title: The impact of the refugee experience on language learning and acculturation
    • Award amount: $2,000
  • Chinmay Jain, PhD, Assistant Professor, FBIT
    • Project Title: What can we learn from around-the-clock cryptocurrency exchanges?
    • Award amount: $3,877.60
  • Kamal Smimou, PhD, Associate Professor, FBIT
    • Project Title: Financialization of commodities and the role of economic policy uncertainty: An exploratory study 
    • Award amount: $3,614
  • Leigh Harkins, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (FSSH)
    • Project title: Use of technology in facilitating aggression and violence in dating and intimate relationships
    • Award amount: $8,159
  • Lindsay Malloy, PhD, Associate Professor, FSSH
    • Project title: Neglected eyewitnesses: Understanding adolescents’ and older adults’ interactions with the police
    • Award amount: $6,346
  • Olga Marques, PhD, Assistant Professor, FSSH
    • Project title: Exploring perceptions and accounts of nonconsensual pornography from the perspective of sexual violence counsellors
    • Award amount: $7,712
  • Serene Kerpan, PhD, Assistant Professor, and Shilpa Dogra, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS)
    • Project title: Sport and successful aging in Indigenous older adults
    • Award amount: $2,609

The decision was made by a multi‐disciplinary Review Committee formed by the Office of the Vice-President Research, Innovation and International (VPRII), which includes: 

Voting members: 

  • Bin Chang, PhD, Associate Professor, FBIT
  • Brian Cutler, PhD, Professor, FSSH
  • Caroline Barakat-Haddad, PhD, Assistant Professor, FHS

Facilitators/advisors:

  • Jennifer Freeman, Director of Research Services, VPRII
  • Ewa Stewart, Grants Officer, VPRII