Award Recipients for Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Emerging Asocial Society

Applicant Mervyn Horgan University of Guelph
Co-applicant Saara Liinamaa University of Guelph
Thomas McIlwraith University of Guelph
Collaborator Ajay Heble University of Guelph
Michael Deland Gonzaga University
Sofya Aptekar The City University of New York 
Laavanya Kathiravelu Nanyang Technological University
Annick Germain Institut national de la recherche scientifique
Karen Landman University of Guelph
Alan Latham University College London
Camilla Lewis Newcastle University
Pavel Pospech Masaryk University
Emma Jackson Goldsmiths University of London
Nicole Dalmer McMaster University
Martha Radice Dalhousie University
Hannu Ruonavaara University of Turku
Brendan Stewart University of Guelph
Margarethe Kusenbach University of South Florida
Title Spaces of sociability: enhancing copresence and communal life in Canada
Years 1
Funding $24,954
Applicant Bree Akesson Wilfrid Laurier University
Title A synthesis review of socio-spatial initiatives to foster belonging among refugee families who have resettled in Canada
Years 1
Funding $29,972
Applicant Yao Yao University of Ottawa
Co-applicant Lorenzo Frangi Université du Québec à Montréal
Title Bonding in isolation: worker collectives in the digital space
Years 1
FundingFootnote * $29,989
Applicant Sarah Burm Dalhousie University
Co-applicant Erin Kennedy Western University
Frances Kilbertus Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Anna MacLeod Dalhousie University
Jackie Phinney Dalhousie University
Susan Robinson Canadore College
Title Unravelling grief: A scoping review of physicians' and nurses' experiences of grief during COVID-19
Years 1
Funding $29,961
Applicant James Popham Wilfrid Laurier University
Co-applicant Samantha Henderson Wilfrid Laurier University
Collaborator Lucas Pokrywa Western University
Sarah Daly Saint Vincent College
Title Tracing radicalization to the incel movement and its connection to loneliness
Years 1
Funding $29,728
Applicant Natasha Gallant University of Regina
Co-applicant Atul Jaiswal Université de Montréal
Collaborator Heather Finnegan University of Manitoba
Caroline Monnin University of Manitoba
Title Critical analysis of historical and contemporary evidence related to expressions of belonging within the Canadian long-term care sector: A rapid scoping review
Years 1
Funding $29,962
Applicant Sean Lauer The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Miu Chung Yan The University of British Columbia
Title Making friends and connections through community organizations
Years 1
FundingFootnote * $29,892
Applicant Thomas Falkenberg University of Manitoba
Title Understanding and addressing loneliness and belonging in Canadian schools
Years 1
Funding $29,595
Applicant Debbie Laliberte Rudman Western University 
Co-applicant Rebecca Aldrich University of Southern California
Title Social isolation, third places, and precarious employment circumstances: A scoping review
Years 1
Funding $29,870
Applicant Marcus Sibley Wilfrid Laurier University
Co-applicant Erin Dej Wilfrid Laurier University
Samantha Henderson Wilfrid Laurier University
Carrie Sanders Wilfrid Laurier University
Jason Webb Wilfrid Laurier University
Title Approaches to social inclusion, community resilience, and homelessness in the context of emerging asocial societies
Years 1
Funding $29,994
Applicant Sarah Kaplan University of Toronto
Title The intersectional gendered impacts of hybrid work in the post COVID-19 economy
Years 1
FundingFootnote * $28,228
Applicant Ann Farrell Brock University
Co-applicant Tracy Vaillancourt University of Ottawa
Collaborator Irene Vitoroulis University of Ottawa
Title Lessons from the COVID-19 global pandemic: implications for social relationships, loneliness, and the well-being of Canadian children and youth
Years 1
FundingFootnote * $27,940
Applicant Cathia Papi Télé-université
Co-applicant Serge Gérin-Lajoie Télé-université
Title Accompagnement des étudiants : comment contrer l'isolement en formation à distance ?
Years 1
Funding $29,786
Applicant Adebiyi Boco University of Lethbridge
Co-applicant Lars Hallstrom University of Lethbridge
Collaborator Md K. Islam University of Lethbridge
Samuel Mantey Ofori Dei University of Lethbridge
Ogochukwu Onyeso University of Lethbridge
Title Economic implications of the asocial society: a scoping review of loneliness among young adults across the life course
Years 1
Funding $28,860
Applicant J. David Smith University of Ottawa
Co-applicant Maria Rogers Carleton University
Jessica Whitley University of Ottawa
Collaborator Natasha McBrearty Crossroads Children’s Mental Health Centre
Title Roll call: A scoping review of school attendance problems
Years 1
Funding $29,911
Applicant Nicole Dalmer McMaster University
Co-applicant Pamela McKenzie Western University
Paulette Rothbauer Western University
Collaborator Lorisia MacLeod The Alberta Library
Briony Birdi University of Sheffield
Tami Oliphant University of Alberta
Anne Goulding Victoria University of Wellington
Jamie Johnston Oslo Metropolitan University
Title “Palaces for the People”: Mapping Public Libraries' Capacity for Social Connection and Inclusion
Years 1
Funding $29,984
Applicant Karim El Bardeesy Toronto Metropolitan University
Title The role for civic engagement in countering social isolation and loneliness among youth in Canada
Years 1
Funding $30,000
Applicant Meg Holden Simon Fraser University
Co-applicant Atiya Mahmood Simon Fraser University
Meridith Sones Simon Fraser University
Meghan Winters Simon Fraser University
Collaborator Stacy Barter Simon Fraser University
Michelle Hoar Simon Fraser University
Title The housing, sociability and well-being nexus in Canadian communities
Years 1
Funding $29,776
Applicant Albert Banerjee St. Thomas University
Title Connector programs as a promising means of addressing social isolation and loneliness among older adults: a review of the evidence
Years 1
Funding $29,913
Applicant Robert Bernard Concordia University
Co-applicant Ghayda Hassan Université du Québec à Montréal
Richard Schmid Concordia University
Title Social isolation among post-secondary students: A systematic review of online learning and its effect on achievement, satisfaction, and self-reported feelings of well-being
Years 1
Funding $29,728
Applicant Heather Nelson Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Co-applicant Natasha Hubbard Murdoch Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Erin Langman Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Paula Mayer Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Bev Ziefflie Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Collaborator Deborah Norton Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Susan Page Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Shannon Fuchs-Lacelle Courtside Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Title Increasing prosocial behaviour in community dwelling older adults through phone visiting programs: A rapid systematic 
Years 1
Funding $29,319
Applicant Yves Couturier Université de Sherbrooke
Co-applicant François Aubry Université du Québec en Outaouais
Ruth Ndjaboue Université de Sherbrooke
Title Asocialité et resocialisation professionnelle en contexte de stress pandémique. Une revue de portée sur la socialisation et la resocialisation numérique en travail social
Years 1
Funding $29,770
Applicant Andrea Chandler Carleton University
Title Alleviating loneliness, encouraging friendship: the role that political society can play
Years 1
Funding $30,000
Applicant Nancy Newall Brandon University
Co-applicant Verena Menec University of Manitoba
Title Community connector programs linking isolated older adults to community services
Years 1
Funding $29,564
Applicant Denise Handlarski Trent University
Collaborator Elan Babchuck The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership
Seth Goren University of Toronto
Daniel Libenson Judaism Unbound
Sid Schwarz Hazon
Shena Jaffee University of Cincinnati
Marc Katz Temple Ner Tamid
Title Addressing the loneliness epidemic: religion and culture in a changing world

Years 1
FundingFootnote * $18,731
Applicant Vicki Kristman Lakehead University
Co-applicant Lynn Martin Lakehead University
Title Virtual work from home & mental well-being: A scoping review
Years 1
Funding $29,923
Applicant Haorui Wu Dalhousie University
Co-applicant Dominic Silvio Dalhousie University
Title Promoting healthy, resilient, and sustainable individual, family, and community social development: A systematic review and meta-analysis of human-animal interactions
Years 1
Funding $29,999
Applicant Shanna Williams McGill University
Co-applicant Victoria Talwar McGill University
Title Youth and technologies: Computer-mediated communication, maltreatment, and exploitation of youth
Years 1
Funding $28,821
Applicant Fabian Neuhaus University of Calgary
Co-applicant Matthias Drilling University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
Collaborator Natalie Robertson University of Calgary
Title Asocial society and form
Years 1
Funding $30,000
Applicant Tara Milbrandt University of Alberta
Co-applicant Ondine Park The University of British Columbia
Title A multi-dimensional social inquiry into the loneliness problem
Years 1
Funding $24,578
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