SSHRC: Imagining Canada's Future

SSHRC's Imagining Canada's Future

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Imagining Canada's Future Forum - November 2016

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How can emerging technologies be leveraged to benefit Canadians?

Please join us at SSHRC's 2016 Fall Forum
November 22, 8.am. to 5 p.m.
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre | 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON

Pre-Forum Reception: November 21, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

As part of the Imagining Canada’s Future initiative, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) is hosting a by-invitation event convening top researchers in the social sciences and humanities and business, community and government leaders for a national discussion to better understand the economic, social, environmental, and cultural implications of emerging technologies.

The Forum will feature results of 24 SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis reports and seek to identify:

  • The most promising policies, practices and tools to address challenges and opportunities of emerging technologies;
  • Concrete steps needed for these policies, practices and/or tools to be adopted on a local, regional or national scale; and
  • The strengths and gaps in knowledge and data

The Forum will include discussions on themes such as:

  • Emerging technology in research and education
  • Revitalisation of indigenous languages and cultural heritage
  • Access, adoption and empowerment of diverse communities
  • Governance, privacy, security and the rise of big data
  • Societal impacts of game-changing approaches to innovation

Key note speaker: Stéphane Bouchard, co-director, Laboratoire de Cyberpsychologie, Université du Québec en Outaouais and Canada Research Chair. 

RSVP to events@ideas-idees.ca by November 4, 2016.

Also on the Agenda:

SSHRC’s 2016 Impact Awards, recognizing outstanding research achievement.

The Final Five Storytellers Showcase: Sharing the real-world impact of social sciences and humanities research.

Accommodations:

A limited number of rooms at a special rate of $149 are available.
Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East
200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON K1K 4S3
Book online, or call 613-741-9862 or 855-333-6896
Quote code ‘FHS’
Deadline: October 31, 2016

Emerging technologies is one of six future challenge areas
identified through SSHRC’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative.

Visit www.ideas-idees.ca/sshrc-icf in the coming weeks to view the program and other information.
 

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Knowledge Synthesis Grants - November 2016

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
November 22, 8.am. to 5 p.m.
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre | 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON

Twenty-four Knowledge Synthesis Grants were awarded across Canada in March 2016 to respond to the future challenge area within SSHRC’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative on How can emerging technologies be leveraged to benefit Canadians?

Principal Investigators (or delegates) will present their findings at the 2016 Imagining Canada’s Future Forum. Key messages and executive summaries are available for the projects below, as submitted to SSHRC.

To obtain a copy of the full reports, please contact SSHRC at IFCA-SICA@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca, or the authors directly.

William, Ashton J.
Brandon University 
The use of emerging “big data” bases in immigration research

Astell, Arlene,
University of Toronto
The preservation of self-image: Understanding the technology adoption patterns of older adults

Blum, Guillaume
Université Laval
3D printing: From technical marvel to economic and social issues 

Davies, Theresa Claire and Delarosa, Elizabeth
Queen's University
The impact of emerging technology on developing and accessing assistive technology

Collin, Simon
Université du Québec à Montréal
A systematic review of the literature on digital inequality: From socio-economic impacts to recommendations

Côté, Pierre
Université Laval
For a knowledge synthesis on Aboriginal housing in Canada and the contribution of information and communications technologies

Dawson, Peter C.
University of Calgary
The design and development of digital return platforms for northern Aboriginal heritage

DeCoito, Isha
Western University
The digital gap: Access, innovation, and impact in Aboriginal communities

Eberle-Sinatra, Michael
Université de Montréal
Digital humanities in Canada: Leveraging new tools and training opportunities (report coming soon)

Grégoire, Pascal
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Knowledge synthesis on learning electronic writing 

Hermida, Alfred
The University of British Columbia
The new information power-brokers: Gatekeeping in hybrid digital media

Judge, Elizabeth F.
University of Ottawa
Privacy and the electorate: Big data and the personalization of politics

Kim, Mi Song
Western University
Teachers’ design knowledge of technology-enhanced learning environments in Canada: A knowledge synthesis

Lemieux, Victoria L.
The University of British Columbia
Blockchain technology for recordkeeping: Help or hype?

McGill, Jena
University of Ottawa
Emerging technological solutions to access to justice: Opportunities and risks of mobile and web-based apps

Munteanu, Cosmin
University of Toronto
Ethical dilemmas during field studies of emerging and disruptive technologies: Is our current state of knowledge adequate?

Nardon, Luciara and Grant, Gerald
Carleton University
Socio-cognitive influences on technological innovation, adoption and use

Perley, David
University of New Brunswick
Supporting Indigenous resurgence with digital technologies 

Simon, Laurent
HEC Montréal
Collaborative innovation at the crossroads of multiple communities: Managing public capacity to absorb, in order to encourage disseminating innovations to citizens

Sixsmith, Andrew
Simon Fraser University
Middle-aged and older adults’ information and communication technology access: A realist review

Therriault, Pierre-Yves
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Towards the “enabling environment” concept: Using new technologies to improve the conditions in which aging Canadians carry out daily activities in private and public spaces 

Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle
Télé-université, Université du Québec
Ways of contributing to open innovation: The contribution of technology-sharing models in the context of co-working, open innovation research, and digital manufacturing workshops

Turin, Mark
The University of British Columbia
Digital heritage access for language and culture in First Nations communities

Wiebe, Sean P.
University of Prince Edward Island
Re-envisioning education for individual, community and societal well-being in a digital era


Imagining Canada's Future Forum - June 2016

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
dd June 1, 2016
8a.m to 5p.m | Forum
MacEwan Hall Ballroom | University of Calgary

Download the agenda (PDF)!

Knowledge Synthesis Grants - June 2016

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
June 1, 2016
University of Calgary

Twenty-one Knowledge Synthesis Grants were awarded across Canada in November 2015 to respond to the future challenge area within SSHRC’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative on What effects will the quest for energy and natural resources have on our society and our position on the world stage?

Principal Investigators (or delegates) will present their findings at the 2016 Imagining Canada’s Future Forum. Key messages and executive summaries have been made available for all projects below, as submitted to SSHRC.

To obtain a copy of the full reports, please contact SSHRC at IFCA-SICA@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca, or the authors directly.

Baruah, Bipasha
Western University
Creating and optimizing employment opportunities for women in the clean energy sector in Canada

Bullock, Ryan C.L.
The University of Winnipeg
Aboriginal capacity building achievements for sustainable natural resource development

Byers, Michael
The University of British Columbia
Ramifications of oil development in Canada's Arctic

Campbell, Bonnie K.
Université du Québec à Montréal
Règlementation multi-niveaux et rôle des acteurs dans la mise en valeur des ressources minières et énergétiques : de l'acceptabilité sociale à la maximisation des retombées pour la société canadienne

Cox, Robin S.P.
Royal Roads University
Children and youth's resilience in the context of energy resource production, climate change, and the need to transition to low-carbon goods and services

Deonandan, Raywat S.
University of Ottawa
Mining the gap: Aboriginal women and the mining industry

Elgie, Stewart A.G.
University of Ottawa
Accelerating clean innovation in Canada's energy and natural resource sectors: the role of public policy and institutions

Etzion, Dror
McGill University
From availability to accessibility: effectively using information disclosure to govern energy production

Halley, Paule
Université Laval
Que nous apprend l'évolution du système juridique canadien encadrant la forêt au Canada sur la gouvernance des ressources naturelles et leur mise en valeur

Halseth, Greg R.
University of Northern British Columbia
A scoping review on the community impacts of unconventional natural gas development in Northern BC

Hanna, Kevin S.
The University of British Columbia
Implications of energy development: What effects might the development - or halted development - of Canadian energy, natural resources and alternatives have on governance and regulatory systems, public opinion, the economy and decision making

Le Billon, Philippe A.
The University of British Columbia
Volatile commodities: a review of conflicts and security issues related to extractive sectors

Marchand, Joseph T.
University of Alberta
The labor market impacts of natural resources: a synthesis of the literature

Panwar, Rajat
The University of British Columbia
Environmental performance and the future of Canada's forest industry: what we know, don't know, and ought to know

Pulla, Siomonn P.
Royal Roads University
Social licensing in major resource development projects: corporate-Indigenous relations, Aboriginal rights, and responsible resource development in Canada's North

Rice, Roberta L.
University of Calgary
Building sustainable partnerships: Aboriginal peoples and Canadian extractive industry in global perspective

Shaker, Richard
Ryerson University
Exploring continued prosperity in the face of tests to the resilience of Canadian communities

Stienstra, Deborah
Mount Saint Vincent University
Gendered and intersectional implications of energy and resource extraction in Canada's northern resource-based communities

Szeman, Imre
University of Alberta
Contributions from the humanities, social sciences and arts to understanding energy transition and energy impasse

Teitelbaum, Sara
Université de Montréal
Conditions supporting resilience in Canadian resource-based communities: empirical and methodological insights from the literature on social-ecological systems

Winter, Jennifer
University of Calgary
Hydraulic fracturing and public policy

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Imagining Canada’s Future Forum - November 2015

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
November 16, 2015 | Ottawa, Ontario
8a.m. to 5p.m | Forum
National Arts Centre | 53 Elgin Street

Knowledge Synthesis Grants - November 2015

Twenty Knowledge Synthesis Grants were awarded across Canada in March 2015 to respond to the future challenge area within SSHRC’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative on What new ways of learning, particularly in higher education, will Canadians need to thrive in an evolving society and labour market?

Principal Investigators (or delegates) will present their findings at the 2015 Imagining Canada’s Future Forum. Key messages and executive summaries have been made available for all projects below, as submitted to SSHRC.

To obtain a copy of the full reports, please contact SSHRC at IFCA-SICA@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca, or the authors directly.  

Bruce, Catherine
Trent University
A Transdisciplinary Review of Research into Spatial Reasoning

Burkell, Jacquelyn
Western University
Enhancing Key Digital Literacy Skills: Security, Information Privacy, and Information Ownership

Cavanagh, Martine
University of Alberta
Enseigner en immersion française et en milieu francophone minoritaire canadien : synthèse des connaissances sur les défis et leurs implications pour la formation des enseignants

Coates, Ken
University of Saskatchewan
Aboriginal Workplace Integration in the North

Cukier, Wendy
Ryerson University
Soft Skills are Hard: The "Skills Gap" and Importance of "soft skills"

DeCoito, Isha
Western University
Focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Initiatives in K-12 Education - STEM Education in Canada

Deer, Frank
University of Manitoba
Canadian Post-Secondary Education and Aboriginal Peoples of Canada: Preparation, Access, and Relevance of Post-Secondary Experiences

Dubé, France
UQAM
Quels sont les modèles d'organisation des services les plus efficaces pour favoriser l'accès, la persévérance et la réussite scolaire des apprenants en situation de handicap ou ayant des besoins spéciaux

Durier-Copp, Martine
Dalhousie University
Strengthening Deeper Learning through Virtual Teams in E-Learning: A Synthesis of Determinants and Best Practices

Lemieux, Christopher
Wilfrid Laurier University
Citizen Science as a platform for experiential learning and collective action on climate change

Lexier, Roberta
Mount Royal University
Global Learning in a Canadian Context: A Knowledge Synthesis

Lum, Lillie
York University
Enhancing the Academic Literacy Skills of ESL Adult Students in Professional Education

Papi, Cathia
TÉLUQ
L'interaction entre étudiants : frein à la formation à distance ou voie vers la réussite ?

Pulla, Siomonn
Royal Roads University
What is the potential of Mobile Learning Technologies (MLTs) and their applications to support the needs of indigenous learners in Canada?

Reid, Wendellyn
HEC Montreal
Management of the Arts and Culture: Something borrowed, something new... A SSHRC Funding request for 'Imagining Canada's Future'

Rubineau, Brian
McGill University
Leveraging peers in the school-to-work transition for women in STEM

Samson, Ghislain
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Le manuel numérique en contexte universitaire : Stratégies pédagogiques, nouvelles méthodes d'apprentissage, potentiel et limites

Smit, Michael
Dalhousie University
Strategies and Best Practices for Data Literacy Education

Taylor, Alison; Butterwick, Shauna
University of British Columbia
Community Service-Learning (CSL) in Canadian Higher Education

Waddell, Janice
Ryerson University
Bridging the Theory/Practice Divide: Experiential Learning for a Critical, People-Centred Economy

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