Paul goode poses bystands by the Rideau Canal near Carleton University

Prof. Paul Goode, McMillan Chair of Russian Studies, EURUS

Projects on Russian disinformation, trauma in journalism, and displacement caused by the War in Ukraine are among those receiving Connection Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) this year. The latest winners were announced in May.

The Connection Grant recognizes projects that “increase the accessibility and use of social sciences and humanities research knowledge among academic and non-academic audiences.”

“The researchers recognized by this award exemplify the mission of the Faculty Public of Affairs to foster informed citizenship and address regional and global challenges,” says Brenda O’Neill, Dean of the Faculty.  “Their findings will be an important contribution to the discussions happening in our society today.”

This year’s winners include:

Russian Media Observation and Research (RuMOR): An Observatory of Russian Disinformation and Strategic Narratives

Prof. Paul Goode, Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS)

Award: $15,073

The Taking Care Roundtable on Mental Health, Well-being and Trauma in Canadian Journalism

Prof. Matthew Pearson, School of Journalism & Communication

Co-applicant: Dave Seglins, School of Journalism & Communication

Award: $49,979


The Truth in Journalism Project: A Guide for Editorial Fact-Checking in the Post-Truth Era

Prof. Brett Popplewell, School of Journalism & Communication

Co-applicants: Allan Thompson, School of Journalism & Communication; Viviane Fairbank, School of Journalism & Communication; Allison Baker, The Walrus Foundation; Baybars Orsek, Poynter Institute; Erin Sylvester, The Walrus Foundation; Tom Rosenstiel, University of Maryland; Kathy English, DotDash Meredith; Sarah Ladik, Journalists for Human Rights; Brooke Borel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Award: $27,960

Displacement in Wartime: Routes and Destinations, Space, Place and Pluralism: Russia’s Invasion, Ukrainian Actions and Consequences for Europe and Eurasia

Prof. Jeff Sahadeo, Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS)

Co-applicants: David Carment, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA); Martin Geiger, Carleton University Department of Political Science; Suzanne Harris-Brandts, Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism; James Milner, Department of Political Science; Milana Nikolko, Institute of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies; David Sichinava, EURUS; Matthew Burkard, Global Centre for Pluralism; Mustafa Mustafa, R-SEAT (Refugees Seeking Equal Access at the Table).

Award: $49,895

Canada’s Coastal and Marine Capabilities on the Global Stage: Innovation and Knowledge Mobilization in the Blue Economy

Prof. Yiagadeesen (Teddy) Samy, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA)

Co-applicants: Fred Olyayele, Sprott Centre for African Research and Business; Rashid Sumaila, University of British Columbia; Michel Rod, University of New Brunswick; Michael Van Zyll de Jong, University of New Brunswick

Award ; $49,162

Read about other SSHRC Award winners this year in the Faculty of Public Affairs.

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