Two DeGroote researchers receive funding from SSHRC to study COVID-19

September 22, 2020 |
Contributed by McMaster University


Projects addressing residential electricity patterns, new technology adoption and labour market trends will help increase understanding of the broader effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo from Flickr Creative Commons/spurekar

Three McMaster researchers have received nearly $75,000 combined from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

The awards come from a special competition through SSHRC’s Partnership Engage Grants program, designed specifically to address COVID-19-related research.

Announced today by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, the COVID-19 awards allow researchers to work together with government, industry and not-for-profit organizations to help provide the data, insight and evidence to guide action in the months and years to come to navigate post-pandemic economic and social recovery for Canadians.

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