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Social Innovation and Action Research Award Recipients

The Social Innovation and/or Action Scholarly Research and Creative (SRC) Award is a university-wide, annual award that recognizes excellence in SRC initiatives done in collaboration with community partners which lead to the strengthening of civil society either through program or policy impact(s). Unique and innovative projects may include initiatives, such as corporate social responsibility, public private partnerships, new ventures, technological innovations, or process improvements within existing non-profit or government organizations in areas such as poverty alleviation, education, health, human rights, diversity and inclusion, violence prevention, peace building, sustainability, capacity building and/or engagement.

Award recipient(s) will receive a certificate of recognition and a monetary award of $2,000 as a one-time payment (subject to applicable deductions).

Key criteria: Scholarly, research and creative social innovation action

2023 recipient

There is no recipient for the 2022-2023 award year.

Past recipients

  • Linda Zhang
    School of Interior Design, The Creative School
  • Jonathon Anderson
    School of Interior Design, Faculty of Communication and Design
  • Sara Edge
    Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Arts
  • Rupa Banerjee
    Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour, Ted Rogers School of Management
  • Wendy Cukier
    Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Ted Rogers School of Management
  • Ben Barry
    School of Fashion, Faculty of Communication and Design
  • Josephine Wong
    Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Faculty of Community Services