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Pride Month Spotlight: Uniting Gender, Sexuality, Decolonization, Anti-Racism

Dr. Jade Crimson Rose Da Costa, born to a Goan Indian refugee from Uganda and an English-Hungarian factory worker, embodies a multifaceted identity as a gender nonbinary queer woman of color. A scholar, community organizer, knowledge mobilizer, and creative writer, Dr. Da Costa currently serves as a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Guelph. Da Costa holds a PhD in Sociology from York University, and their body of work focuses on topics related to anti-racism, decolonization, and intersectionality.

King Sam Spotlight: Looking at Conservation beyond Geopolitical Barriers


What motivated you to pursue the Master of Conservation Leadership program, and what specific areas of conservation are you focusing on? How does your current work/career fit into this? 

Pursuing a master's degree has always been a personal and professional goal.  As a site manager for a large scale marine protected area, I work with many experts and scientists at the national and international levels.  Obtaining a master's degree in Conservation Leadership provides me with additional tools and knowledge to advance the work that I do.  

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants Awarded!

Partnership Development Grants ignite collaboration! These grants are awarded to teams led by project directors to recognize their efforts in advancing research and related activities within the social sciences and humanities. But they are more than just accolades; they're catalysts for innovation. They pave the way for groundbreaking partnerships. 

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