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SSHRC Imagining Canada's
November 16th 2017
Insights and findings from our SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Report were shared at this important event.
SSHRC’s First Imagining Canada’s Future workshop,
On behalf of our research team, Andrada Mihai participated in SSHRC'S workshop where she presented preliminary insights into our project on STEM migration and clusters in Canada in the recruitment of STEM migrant talent.
Andrada Mihai - upper row ; second person from the right
Stakeholder Engagement Workshop BC
December 15th 2017
Insights and findings from our SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Project with relevance for British Columbia and its clusters were shared at this event.
Benefits and Drawbacks of the New Global Skills Strategy
January 15th 2018
Capelle Kane Immigration Lawyers are a premiere corporate business law firm based on Ottawa, ON. They represent both Canadian and foreign employers in their efforts to enter the Canadian labour market on both a temporary and long-term basis. As part of a professional placement, Amanda Bergmann (one of our research assistants) has helped draft a blog on the benefits and drawbacks of Canada’s new Global Skills Strategy, which will be expanded in the Federal Profile.
From left : Shayna Snucins-Earl, Martin Geiger, Amanda Bergmann
Early Researcher Award
Our principal investigator, Martin Geiger won the Ontario’s Early Researcher Award (ERA)
Our project lead Dr. Geiger, recently appointed as academic advisor to CCG, joined two major events on migration policy development, organized by the Center for China and Globalization (CCG) in Beijing and Chengdu, China. CCG and our team will soon host their first international research workshop at Carleton University (July 3, 2018)
China and Canada in the Race for Talent
June 9-11th 2018
Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), our research team has the chance to collaborate with the Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) in the new project “British Columbia in the Global Race for Talent: Assessing Local Experiences and Identifying Solutions for Enhanced Policies and Practices in Talent Recruitment, Retention, and Utilization
New Research Partnership with IEC-BC Vancouver
June 1st 2018
Canada, Asia and Europe in the Global Competition for Talent
July 3rd 2018
International Research Workshop at Carleton University in partnership with the Center for China and Globalization (CCG). Join experts from leading research centers in China and Israel for a discussion of talent mobility.
Canada, China and the World in the Global Race for Talent
Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, P.R. China
December 20, 2017
Project lead Prof. Geiger visited China and provided a lecture to colleagues and students at the renowned Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS). We are looking forward to collaborate with SASS in the near future. We are also happy to welcome Prof. Huang (SASS) as new senior international associate of our research team.
Listening in: Clusters and Global Talent Mobility
March 22nd 2018
Join our research team members Amanda Bergmann, Andreas Tibbles and Alexandra Dauncey-Elwood as they discuss their fascinating research projects. This podcast examines STEM talent recruitment and retention in Canada, China and Denmark. It was produced in collaboration with Policy Talks (B. Healy, S. Roy and J. Venkatesh).
Video Clip on our Project
March 28th 2018
Join Risny Tan and Shayna Snucins-Earl, junior researchers with the global talent mobility project, as they present our research to high schools in Ontario.
The Mobility for Innovation team is excited to dive into the second year of research. Research placements will bring assistants to the UK, Germany, Belgium and various other places. (Photoshoot at the end of 2019 provided by Carleton University)
Second Project Year Started
January 31st 2019
New Mitacs project: UK
January 31st 2019
Congratulations to Julia Constantinescu, one of our undergraduate assistants. She has recently received a Mitacs Globalinks Research Award to study the impact of the UK's Brexit decision on high-skilled migration to the UK and the Oxfordshire tech cluster.
New Mitacs projects: China, Denmark, Israel
July 17th 2018
Our colleagues Alexandra, Andréas, and Jennifer have become the recipients of the Mitacs Globalink Research Award, which supports student in conducting empirical research abroad. They will be going to such countries as Denmark, China, and Israel to continue their work as researchers.