Latest news from the Foundation


Who will be our next fellows?

The call for 2017 fellowship nominations will open soon. Our fellows contribute to the Foundation's intellectual leadership. They are intellectuals who are recognized for their productivity, their commitment to communicating their findings to the public, and their ability to devise innovative solutions to some of the major issues facing society. Check online for more details and start preparing your submission. +


Ebola again shows International Health Regulations are broken

Steven Hoffman 2012 scholar, American Journal of Law & Médicine. +

The difficulties of studying homeschooling

Christine Brabant, 2006 scholar, Le Devoir+

The inside world of political marketing

Susan Delacourt, 2016 mentor, Rabble+

Virtual reality helps civil-military relations in Sweden

Rebecca Sutton, 2014 scholar, The Conversation. +

James Bartleman’s memoirs

James Bartleman, 2009 mentor, Dundurn. +

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The Foundation profiled in University Affairs

The article underlines the Foundation's continuing support of its community members and its dedication to backing risk-taking research. +

Three new targeted-area-of-inquiry projects

The Foundation has recently approved three new projects: 2014 scholar Aaron Mills’s project to revitalize Indigenous law, 2014 scholar Tammara Soma’s research on making sense of food waste, and a collaboration between 2015 fellow Bessma Momani and 2014 scholar Tammara Soma looking at Muslim youth inclusion in Canada. +

Gregoire Webber named legal affairs advisor to Justice Minister

2004 scholar Grégoire Webber is now legal affairs advisor to the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. +

Scientific appointment for Steven Hoffman

Steven Hoffman, 2012 scholar, is now scientific director of the Canadian Institute of Health Research's Institute of Population and Public Health and CIHR's lead for global health. +

John McGarry awarded the Molson Prize

John McGarry, 2011 fellow, has received the Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prize for social sciences and humanities. +

Renowned scientist Ursula Franklin passed away

The Foundation community offers sincere condolences to the family of Ursula Franklin, 2007 mentor, who died on 22 July 2016 at the age of 94. +

Death of scholar Alexander Aylett

The Foundation community offers sincere condolences to the family of Alex Aylett, who passed away on 23 July 2016 after a long battle with cancer. +

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Mark your calendars!

> Ontario Universities Taking Action Against Sexual Violence
10-11 August 2016

> Opening of the 2017 doctoral scholarship competition
1 September 2016

> Annual Foundation Conference
16-18 November 2016 | Vancouver, British Columbia

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