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Peace and Reconciliation Centre offers innovative funding opportunities for scholars and community members – UFV Today

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202028 Views

October 27, 2020

UFV’s new Peace and Reconciliation Centre has awarded the first of what is hoped to be several grants totalling $30,000 to scholars, students, and community members.

Political Science department head Fiona MacDonald has received funding from the Linking Fellowship for Visiting Scholars fund to bring a research partner from New Zealand to Canada to collaborate on a project focused on developing a restorative approach in Canadian healthcare systems.

Jo Wailling, an expert in restorative approaches following medical error or mistreatment, will work with MacDonald and an interdisciplinary research team in September 2021 (if COVID-19 travel restrictions allow).

“This project is founded on the recognition and sharing of experiences of perceived injustices (restoration), the importance of partnerships and community (reconciliation) and the need to address the substantive justice needs of affected parties (reparations),” notes MacDonald.

Read More: https://blogs.ufv.ca/blog/2020/10/peace-and-reconciliation-centre-offers-innovative-funding-opportunities-for-scholars-and-community-members/

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