Kris Inwood and Graeme Morton Win $375,000 CFI Grant | College of Arts

Kris Inwood and Graeme Morton Win $375,000 CFI Grant

Posted on Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

History and Economics professor Kris Inwood has been awarded $375,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for his “People in Motion” project. Working with history professor Graeme Morton and Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics professor John Cranfield, Inwood is using data mining and other computing techniques to prepare a Canadian database to understand how experience, family circumstance and even genetic heritage affect adult health, migration and social mobility. "Taking a historical perspective on issues, challenges and implications will help us understand a wide range of public policy issues," Inwood said. (read more...)