The original FoodNOW project was funded by the New Health Investigators Grant (2021- 2023), awarded to Dr. Phillip Joy in 2021 by Research Nova Scotia (ResearchNS). As an independent, not-for-profit corporation, ResearchNS’s mandate is to support, organize and co-ordinate the funding of research in Nova Scotia. ResearchNS was established to enhance research capacity, as well as align research funding with provincial priorities, and promotes a mission-oriented research ecosystem to help solve Nova Scotia’s biggest challenges.
You can find more information at www.researchns.ca
The continuation of FoodNOW was funded by the MSVU Internal Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Explore Grant (2023-2024), awarded to Dr. Shannan Grant and co-applicants. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) provides annual grants to help eligible Canadian postsecondary institutions fund, through their own merit review processes, small-scale research and research-related activities by their faculty and students in the social sciences and humanities. Funds are intended to help Canadian postsecondary institutions strengthen research excellence in the social sciences and humanities.
Co-Applicants include: Dr. Patty Williams (MSVU), Dr. Irene Ogada (MSVU, Dalhousie U), Jessica Mannette (MSVU), Dr. Barbara-Ann Hamilton-Hinch (Dalhousie U), Dr. Mary Lynch (Dalhousie U), Kathryn Hayward (Dalhousie U), Michelle Proctor-Simms (NS Health), Garry Dart (prideHealth), Dylan Samson (AIDS Coalition of NS), and Julie Thomas (Healing Our Nations).
You can find more information at www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/institutional_grants-subventions_institutionnelles-eng.aspx