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Date published: March 20, 2020

Knowledge Synthesis Grants—Understanding the future of Canada-UK trade relationships

March 2018 International Competition results



Applicants (Canada & UK) Eugene Beaulieu University of Calgary
Kamala Dawar University of Sussex
Title Creating a progressive Canada-UK Free Trade Agreement: gaining civil support in a post-Brexit world
Years 1
SSHRC contribution $15,838.67

Applicants (Canada & UK) Andrea Bjorklund McGill University
Yarik Kryvoi British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Collaborators Jean-Michel Marcoux McGill University
Title Investment promotion and protection in the Canada-UK trade relationship
Years 1
SSHRC contribution $17,700.00

Applicants (Canada & UK) Deborah de Lange Ryerson University
Paul Sheeran The University of Winchester
Co-applicants Philip Walsh Ryerson University
Title Opportunities for post-Brexit trade expansion between Canada and the UK: a circular economy perspective
Years 1
SSHRC contribution $18,000.00

Applicants (Canada & UK) Armand de Mestral McGill University
Lorand Bartels University of Cambridge
Title The legal structure of the trading relationship of the United Kingdom and Canada after Brexit
Years 1
SSHRC contribution $14,973.61

Applicants (Canada & UK) Erin Hannah King’s University College at Western University
Adrienne Roberts University of Manchester
Co-applicants Silke Trommer University of Manchester
Title Gendering global trade through Canada-UK trade relationships
Years 1
SSHRC contribution $13,062.00

Applicants (Canada & UK) Achim Hurrelmann Carleton University
Ece Ozlem Atikcan University of Warwick
Co-applicants Adam Chalmers King's College London
Crina Viju Carleton University
Title Political contestation about international economic agreements: lessons for the Canada-UK trade relationship after Brexit
Years 1
SSHRC contribution $14,000.00

Applicants (Canada & UK) Olena Ivus Queen's University
Marta Magdalena National Institute of Economic and Social Research
Title Trade, intellectual property and innovation: policy implications for the Canada-UK relationship after Brexit
Years 1
SSHRC contribution $11,258.00

Applicants (Canada & UK) Stéphane Paquin École nationale d'administration publique
Ian Wooton University of Strathclyde
Co-applicants Hubert Rioux Ouimet École nationale d'administration publique
David Eiser University of Strathclyde
Graeme Roy University of Strathclyde
Title The roles of provinces and devolved administrations in the negotiation and implementation of a Canada-UK trade agreement
Years 1
SSHRC contribution $14,930.00

Applicants (Canada & UK) Krzysztof Pelc McGill University
Kenneth Shadlen London School of Economics and Political Science
Co-applicants Leonardo Baccini McGill University
Stephanie Rickard London School of Economics and Political Science
Title Charting the sources of Brexit: lessons for Canadian-UK relations
Years 1
SSHRC contribution $16,000.00

Applicants (Canada & UK) Daniel Shapiro Simon Fraser University
Saul Estrin London School of Economics and Political Science
Co-applicants Christine Côté London School of Economics and Political Science
Jing Li Simon Fraser University
Klaus Meyer Western University
Title The (new) geography of international trade and investment: exploring the extent to which “distance” matters in the establishment of economic relations between Canada and the UK
Years 1
SSHRC contribution $12,000.00