A dozen FPA researchers have received funding from Carleton University through the new COVID-19 Rapid Research Response Grants. The grants “provide seed funding for individuals or teams of researchers for original, innovative, and time-sensitive research to propose solutions to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, or to apply to external research grant competitions targeting the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Researchers within the Faculty of Public Affairs have significant expertise to offer at this challenging time in our society, in keeping with the Faculty’s mission to help build a better society and address regional and global challenges.

FPA researchers receiving a COVID-19 research grant include:

Kenta Asakura, School of Social Work and Amedeo D’Angiulli: Online Assessment of Pandemic-Triggered Traumatic Stress: Towards Developing Assistive AI Technologies

Dr. Louis-Philippe Beland, Department of Economics: The Short-Term Economic Consequences of COVID-19: Exposure to Disease, Remote Work, and Government Response

Susan Braedley, School of Social Work and Renate Ysseldyk: COVID and Seniors at Home: Addressing Diverse Needs, Supporting Seniors’ Service Innovation

Doris Buss, Department of Law and Legal Studies and Blair Rutherford, Institute of African Studies: Attending (to) Class: An Intersectional Study of COVID-19 Adaptation in Universities in Canada and Africa

Nathan Grasse and Susan Phillips, School of Public Policy and Administration: Risk, Resilience, and Recovery: A Path Forward for Canadian Charities in a Post-COVID-19 World

Dennis Kao, School of Social Work: Radical Discrimination and the Well-Being of Asian Canadians in the COVID-19 Context

Hashmat Khan, Department of Economics: Developing a Macro Model of COVID-19 for Canada: Interaction of Monetary, Fiscal, and Health Policies

Irena Knezevic, School of Journalism and Communications: Consumer Food Purchasing Behaviour During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tracey Lauriault, School of Journalism and Communications: Tracing COVID-19 Data

Stephen Saideman and Stephanie Carvin, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs: CDSN COVID-19 CAF Rapid Assessment Project

Monday, June 1, 2020 in ,
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