Social Innovation and Action Research Award
The Social Innovation and Action Research Award is a university-wide, annual award being awarded for a completed rigorous research project, typically with community partners, focused on advancing social goals (normally defined as poverty alleviation and development, education, health, human rights, diversity and inclusion, violence prevention and peace building, sustainability, and capacity building and engagement). Projects may include a full range of social innovation initiatives, such as corporate social responsibility, public private partnerships, new ventures and process improvements within existing non-profit or government organizations.
Award recipient(s) will receive a certificate of recognition and a research award of $2,000 as a one-time payment (subject to applicable deductions).
Key criteria: Scholarly, research and creative activity