Five FPA researchers have been chosen to receive highly competitive Insight Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), which provides multi-year funding for “the best Canadian research ideas that build on Canada’s deep, diverse base of research excellence”. In... More
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November 23, 2015
FPA Researchers Win Prestigious Insight Grants
November 18, 2015
Archival Research Unearths Forgotten Archeological Site
November 18, 2015
French Ambassador Speaks to Carleton Students
November 17, 2015
Exciting Research Projects Attract SSHRC Funding to FPA
November 16, 2015
Communication PhD Candidate Wins Prestigious Vanier Scholarship
The Faculty of Public Affairs brings together diverse academic units that prepare graduates to address regional and global challenges with the aim of building better societies. Our graduates are leaders in fields such as politics, media and communications, economics, international relations, and law. They are, quite literally, changing the world around them.
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The Ontario Archaeological Society’s latest publication, Arch Notes, features the fruits of another research collaboration by journalism professor Randy Boswell and Canadian Museum of History archaeologist Jean-Luc Pilon. A brief item Boswell discovered in an 1852 issue of the Ottawa Citizen has... More
Prisoner mistreatment, victim protections, city buses, and comic books: FPA researchers are pursuing a range of academic projects thanks to the support of Insight Grants and Insight Development Grants awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The prestigious SSHRC... More
Kathy Dobson, a PhD candidate in the School of Journalism and Communication, has won a Vanier Scholarship in recognition of her academic excellence, research potential, and leadership. The award offers a $50,000 bursary per year for up to three years. “My book, With a Closed Fist, shares... More