2018 IDRC Doctoral Research Awardees

Agada, Susan
Flooding in Nigeria: A portrait of institutional neglect
York University, PhD in Environmental Studies

Ahmed, Hana
Violent ecologies: State violence and displacement among the Indigenous peoples of the Chittagong Hill tracts of Bangladesh
York University, PhD in Anthropology

Alonso, Georgina
A fine kettle of fish: Understanding the role of masculinity and labour in the social-ecological dynamics of fisheries (Vietnam)
University of Ottawa, PhD in Global Studies

Amodu, Oluwakemi
Advocacy for reproductive rights and access to healthcare for displaced women in Nigeria: A critical ethnography study
University of Alberta, PhD in Nursing

Ateng, Mathias
A peace process in a deadlock: Critical assessment of the Dagbon ethnopolitical peace processes in the northern region of Ghana
University of Manitoba, PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies

Bah, Idiatou
Gouvernance partenariale multiniveau entre État, entreprise et communautés minières et retombées socio-économiques locales : le cas de région de bauxite de Boké (Guinée)
Laval University, PhD in Planning and Development

Berry, Isha
Live poultry exposure in urban Bangladesh: Evaluating poultry purchasing and contact patterns to identify avenues of avian influenza transmission in the general urban population
University of Toronto, PhD in Public Health Sciences
Ms. Berry was also awarded the Bentley Research Fellowship.

Brunet, Carole
L'énergie solaire photovoltaïque à l'épreuve du développement durable (Morocco, South Africa, Madagascar)
Polytechnique de Montréal, PhD in Industrial Engineering and Mathematics

Diallo, Ousmane Aly
Tribe, state, region and conflict: Managing insecurity in Mali’s Sahelian periphery (Ethiopia, Nigeria)
Wilfrid Laurier University, PhD in Global Governance

Djelassi, Mariam
Impact de la microfinance combinée à la micro-assurance sur la performance financière des institutions de microfinance ainsi que sur la lutte contre la pauvreté (Tunisie)
Laval University, PhD in Finance

Go, Chaya Erika
The political ecology of disaster response in the Philippines
York University, PhD in Geography

Kpienbaareh, Daniel
Using remote sensing and public participatory Geographic Information Systems to understand crop diversity and yield estimation in Malawi
Western University, PhD in Geography

Landívar García, Natalia
The sugar cane commodity chain in southwest Ecuador: A food sovereignty and feminist political ecology approach
University of Manitoba, PhD in Natural Resources

Luna Gonzalez, Diana Veronica
The traditional Milpa – A model of sustainable agriculture for improved food security (Mexico)
University of Waterloo, PhD in Social and Ecological Sustainability

Mondal, Shinjini
Improving governance and coordination in inter-sectoral policy implementation: An examination of policy networks and practices in tobacco control in India
McGill University, PhD in Family Medicine

Morinville, Cynthia
Mining the waste stream: Understanding value and disposability in the informal e-waste sector (India, Ghana)
University of Toronto, PhD in Geography and Planning

Novovic, Gloria
Contextualizing gender equality: Gender mainstreaming between global frameworks and national agendas (Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda)
University of Guelph, PhD in Political Science and Intl Development

Nyariro, Milka
Dialogue for change: Using participatory photo-voice to address the barriers to school continuation and completion among young mothers living in Korogocho urban slum in Nairobi, Kenya
McGill University, PhD in Integrated Studies in Education

Oduro-Marfo, Smith
Surveillance for Development: Identification Systems in Ghana
University of Victoria, PhD in Political Science

Ragetlie, Rosalind
The relationship between gender and experiences of food insecurity in rural Bénin
Western University, PhD in Geography

Sadati, Seyed Mohammad Hani
Participatory digital game development to address sexual and gender-based violence in agriculture colleges in Ethiopia
McGill University, PhD in Integrated Studies in Education

Schmidt, Rachel
Pariahs to all sides? Examining women's disengagement from non-state armed groups (Colombia)
Carleton University, PhD in International Affairs

Sharma, Sarah
Governing global disasters and shelter crises: A study of climate change refugees in Dhaka’s informal settlements (Bangladesh)
Queen's University, PhD in Political Studies

Yunus, Fakir
The effect of iron-fortified lentils on the iron status among adolescent girls in Bangladesh
University of Saskatchewan, PhD in Nutrition and Dietetics