Seven University of Ottawa professors are among recipients of millions in funding from The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) aimed at improving the response to challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The SSHR’s Partnership Grants provide support for partnered research activities that inform decision-making in the public, private or not-for-profit sector across Canada, with 139 projects earmarked for $3 million in investment.
The following uOttawa professors and their projects were selected for funding:
Angel Foster, a professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, is leading a mixed-method study into the novel coronavirus’ impact on abortion provision. She is exploring women’s experiences seeking and obtaining abortion care and identifying how to improve abortion