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IMRC Members Awarded Over $1.3M in Funding

The IMRC is thrilled to announce that nine of its members were awarded funding in the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 competitions of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). These awards total over $1.3 million, represent success in every program run by SSHRC in this period. Awards include:

Bree Akesson, Insight Development Grant, What was lost: Experiences of pregnancy loss among war-affected families.

Jenna Hennebry, Insight Grant, Examining the 'Gender Code' in Labour Migration Governance: A Gender Analysis of Bilateral Migration Agreements and their outcomes for Women Migrant Workers Rights. 

Rosemary Kimani-Dupuis, SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship, Geographies of trauma: Refugee women's well-being from camp to Kipling street, are global health policies and practices gender-responsive?

Alison Mountz, Partership Development Grant, Negotiating asylum and protection along the Canada-U.S. Border.

Kim Rygiel, Connection Grant, Opening Communities to Newcomers: Cosmopolitanism, Solidarity Activism and Cultural Connections.

Andrew Thompson, Insight Grant, The Defenders: A Short History of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Margaret Walton-Roberts, Insight Grant, Two steps, triple wins and bus stops: A comparative analysis of skilled migration systems in Canada, Germany and Singapore.

Stacey Wilson-Forsberg, Insight Grant, Promoting the Transition to Postsecondary Education for African Refugee Youth in Canadian Schools.

Please join us in offering our sincerest congratulations to these amazing scholars!


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