U of S graduate students awarded social sciences and humanities research scholarships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 7, 2013 SASKATOON - University of Saskatchewan graduate students who are exploring issues that range from resource management and environment to psychology and history have been awarded a total of $867,500 in research scholarships from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

"Our students bring their new ideas and energy to our research community, and they are vitally important to advancing our success as a member of the U15 group of top research-intensive universities," said U of S Vice-President Research Karen Chad. "This federal support from SSHRC provides critical resources to support students in their quest to create new knowledge with impact on people's lives."
A total of seven doctoral students received funding, including:
Gabriela Corabian in psychology who is looking at the challenges of reintegrating convicted sex offenders into society after serving their sentences; Cheryl Troupe in history who is exploring the role of Métis women in keeping their families fed during their long exile as the "road allowance people," bereft of land and opportunities; and Travis Reynolds in the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy who is examining accountability, behaviour and trust in the public sector.
Nineteen master's students also received scholarships of $17,500 each.
For more information, contact:
Jennifer Thoma
Media Relations
University of Saskatchewan
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