Congratulations to communications doctoral candidate William Durbau, who was awarded the Joseph-Armand Bombardier SSHRC Graduate Scholarship for his research Turning Watchers into Players: An intermediary analysis of play and gamification as drivers of artistic mediation conjunctions.
Constance Crompton is the cluster lead and co-applicant on the successful SSHRC Partnership Grant "Implementing open scholarship: foundations for social engagement at scale" (INKE). Lead by PI Professor Raymon Siemens (University of Victoria), the $2.4 million project will address the pressing challenges of open social scholarship at the indices of policy, training, and infrastructure.
The Office of the Vice-President, Research has named Constance Crompton the 2019 Early Career Researcher of the Year in Humanities and Social Sciences. The award recognizes Professor Crompton's work on linked data and data modeling, to make diversity computer legible on the Web.
Professor Laurent Benoit asks in the OttawaCitizen : Can institutions achieve an accelerated transition to online learning and save the year without diminishing education quality? Here you can read his article: