CBU Researchers Awarded SSHRC Grants

Two Cape Breton University researchers recently received Social Sciences and Human Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Engage Grants to continue their Cape Breton Island focused research initiatives. Dr. Catherine Leviten-Reid received $24,845 for her work, entitled Rental housing, community amenities and deprivation in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality;“ and Dr. Leigh Potvin has been awarded $25,000 for her work, Storying food landscapes in Cape Breton: a community photovoice project. “This funding speaks to the innovative collaboration and partnerships that drive the high-caliber research at CBU,” says Tanya Brann-Barrett, Dean of Research, Teaching & Graduate Studies. “The SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant allows our researchers to enhance their work and continue to change the landscape here in Cape Breton and across the world. We’re thrilled that Dr. Leviten-Reid and Dr. Potvin have received these grants.” To learn more about these projects visit www.cbu.ca/research