SFU researchers are among recipients of $4 million in funding grants announced by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) today.
SFU researchers are among recipients of $4 million in funding grants announced by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) today. The funding is aimed at facilitating research into COVID-19’s social, cultural and economic impacts.
The Partnership Engage Grants will fund research and data gathering to help steer a post-pandemic economic and social recovery across Canada.
SFU Resource and Environmental Management faculty Zafar Adeel and Tammara Soma have received year-long funding for their project entitled, “COVID-19 - Nutrition through Engagement and Agricultural Technologies (N-EAT).” They’ll work with the B.C. northern coastal community of the Kitasoo First Nation in Klemtu to develop food, water and energy resilience.
The project began in mid-2019 and also involves students from SFU Embark Sustainability, which focuses on advancing sustainability leadership among students through its grant, advocacy and student-designed programming.
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