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College Coordinates Largest Northern Social Science Research Grant Whitehorse -  September 29th, 2006
Yukon College has been named as the coordinating hub for research on the social economy in the north. The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has provided $1.75 million for research into the social economy of the three northern territories, Labrador and northern Quebec. This is the largest grant ever provided for social sciences research in the north. This five year funding program is the first SSHRC grant for Yukon College....
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Lakehead Professor Leading Team in Research of the Northern Social Economy>
Thunder Bay - September 29, 2006) The largest Northern Social Science research grant has been awarded to establish the Social Economy Research Network for Northern Canada (SERNNoCa). Dr. Chris Southcott, a Professor of Sociology who is working with Yukon College as the lead institution, received $1.75 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) to fund his work as Principal Investigator with the Network.
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Northern Expert Carleton U Professor Frances Abele to Participate in Major Northern Social Science Research Project
Professor Frances Abele, the Research Director for the Carelton Centre for Community Innovation, will launch a new research project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanitites Research Council, on the social economy in northern Canada. This initiative builds on the work of Professor Abele and her colleagues on local innovation in Aboriginal governance......
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UNBC Participates in Major Northern Research Program
The University of Northern British Columbia will play a leading role in one of the biggest research projects ever undertaken in northern Canada. The study will examine the social economy of the three Northern Territories: the Yukon, Northwest and Nunavut.
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$9 million to support Canada's social economy
SSHRC-funded research networks will help improve community based social, cultural and health services....
www.sshrc.ca/web/whatsnew/press_releases/2005/social_economy_e.asp

 

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