Congratulations Martin Geiger, recipient of a SSHRC award for his project “British Columbia in the Global Race for Talent: Assessing Local Experiences and Identifying Solutions for Enhanced Policies and Practices in Talent Recruitment, Retention, and Utilization”

Martin Geiger, Associate Professor in Political Science and European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, is collaborating with Patrick MacKenzie and Sangeeta Subramanian of the Immigrant Employment Council of British Columbia to provide crucial data, insights and actionable advice on how to best to attract and retain STEM talent in British Columbia. The province was recently named a “Digital Technology Supercluster” by the federal government.

Their project will include conducting stakeholder-based research with representatives of the technology sector and governments, leveraging these findings to identify best practices and actionable policy, and disseminating their findings and recommendations to relevant stakeholders in government and industry.

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