Past Research Projects

Creating Inclusive Economies: Building bridges between the public, private, and civil society sectors

2020-2022

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Connection Grant ($49,715).

 

Co-Investigator: Audrey Keating, Dr. Laurie M. Brinklow, Dr. Nathalie Lewis, Dr. Sarah-Patricia Breen, Dr. Sarah R. L. Minnes

 

Creating Inclusive Economies: Building Bridges Between Public, Private and Civil Society Sectors, 2022 Hybrid Conference 

 

Creating Inclusive Economies: 2021 Virtual Conference

Rural Canada and COVID-19: Understanding the impacts, responses, and recovery needs for rural resilience

2020-2022

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Partnership Engage Grant ($24,246)

 

Co-Investigator: Dr. Heather Hall

 

Partner Organization: The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation

State of Rural Canada 2021: Opportunities, Recovery, and Resiliency in Changing Times

 

COVID-19 and Rural Canada: Rural Impacts and Resilience

Program Evaluation for VicHealth Investments in Participation and Health Through Sport

2016-2017 

In collaboration with the Centre for Sport and Social Impact at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria

Participant-Centered sport development: A case study using the leisure constraints of women in regional communities

Sport and Recreation in Rural Canadian Communities

2013-2017 

Participatory research project with the Municipality of Powassan.

 

Awarded SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship.

 

Insiders, outsiders, and agents of change: First person action inquiry in community sport management

The Impact of Recreational and Participatory Sporting Events on the Adaptation of Newcomers to Canada

2013-2015

Collaborators: Dr. Laura Misener, The Community Cup

 

 

"Community Cup, We Are a Big Family”: Examining         Social Inclusion and Acculturation of Newcomers to Canada through a Participatory Sport Event

Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Cultural Safety Training

2011-2013

$10, 000 University of Ottawa Internal Interdisciplinary Grant competition

 

Collaborators: Dr. Audrey Giles, Canadian Red Cross

Managing Diversity to Provide Culturally Safe Sport Programming: A Case Study of the Canadian Red Cross’s Swim Program