Top row, l-r: Leith Davis, Lucas Herrenbrueck, Doug Allen, Mark Pickup. Bottom row, l-r: Yuthika Girme, Jodi Viljoen, Ryan Fitzgerald, and Alissa Greer.

FASS News, Research

Congratulations to all FASS recipients of this year's SSHRC Insight Grants

July 14, 2021

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to congratulate all the researchers from across our faculty who received 2020 SSHRC Insight Grants.

Insight Grants support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available to both emerging and established scholars for research initiatives of two to five years. Stable support for long-term research initiatives is central to advancing knowledge. It enables scholars to address complex issues about individuals and societies, and to further our collective understanding.

FASS researchers receiving grants for their projects are:

  • Criminology's Alissa Greer for the project, "Learning from the past to inform the future: A retrospective case study of the Four Pillars Drug Strategy and drug policy implementation in Vancouver, British Columbia."
  • Psychology's Ryan Fitzgerald for the project, "Improving the Science and Practice of Eyewitness Identification."
  • Psychology's Jodi Viljoen for the project, "Implementation Outcomes for Violence and Reoffending Risk Assessment Instruments."
  • Psychology's Yuthika Girme for the project, ""Support From My One and Only": Single Peoples' Perceptions of Social Support from Romantic Partners versus Close Others."
  • Political Science's Mark Pickup for the project, "Political Identity Norms, Trendsetters and their Influence on Political Polarization."
  • Economics' Douglas Allen for the project, "Late Homesteading, the Dawes Acts, and the Destruction of Native Property Rights."
  • Economics' Lucas Herrenbrueck for the project, "The Effect of Financial Fragility on the Labour Market."
  • English's Leith Davis for the project, "Mediating Jacobites in Cultural Memory, 1688-1845."