Hampton receives CURA grant

April 1, 2011

Dr. Mary Hampton, SPHERU research associate, was awarded a $1 million grant from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to conduct research into intimate partner violence.

Dr. Mary Hampton
Dr. Mary Hampton

This SSHRC grant was awarded through the Community-University Research Alliance (CURA) program and will support research investigating research in the Prairie provinces and the Northwest Territories.

Hampton’s team, which includes SPHERU faculty members Bonnie Jeffery, Diane Martz and Paul Hackett, will work over five years on research to improve responses to intimate partner violence in rural and northern communities.

Hampton was also picked as one of two scholars recently appointed under the University of Regina’s new President's Chairs for Academic Excellence.

She is the President's Chair for Academic Excellence in Scholarly Teaching and Community Outreach and will deliver annual public lectures about her work and continue to contribute to student engagement through both graduate student mentoring and undergraduate education.


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