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Lang researchers among latest SSHRC funding recipients

Posted on Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

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Two Lang researchers are among eleven University of Guelph research projects that will receive nearly $600,000 in federal funding.

The funding comes from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Development Insight Grants program aimed at supporting long-term research initiatives that address complex issues involving people and societies.

Congratulations to Lang researchers Kimberly Thomas-Francois and Davar Rezania.

Prof. Davar Rezania, associate professor and chair in Lang's Department of Management, received $67,120 in funding for a research project analyzing talent management in Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises.

Prof. Kimberly Thomas-Francois, a postdoctoral research fellow in Lang's School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management, received $44,869 in funding for a research project exploring new retail food shopping and the impacts on Canadian food retailers and consumers.


More information about the SSHRC funding announcement and U of G research can be found in the official release.

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