Special issue on North-South research collaboration

The February edition of the Journal of Studies in International Education features a special issue co-edited by Creso, Emma Sabzalieva, and Magdalena Martinez.

Moving Beyond “North” and “South”: New Global Perspectives on International Research Collaborations includes contributions by an international team of authors based in different regions of the world, who bring a fresh new look at international research collaboration across the globe.

Merli Tamtik appointed Assistant Professor at UManitoba

Screen Shot 2016-01-14 at 2.59.30 PMDr. Merli Tamtik, a former member of the research team, has been appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba. She joined the Department of Educational Administration, Foundations and Psychology in January 2016.

Merli was a SSHRC Post Doctoral Fellow at York University for the past 2 years. She earned her MA and PhD degrees in Higher Education at OISE. In 2014, Merli received an Ontario Graduate Research Challenge Award from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities for her doctoral research on policy learning in the European Union.

The team wishes Merli all the best at Manitoba.

Julieta Grieco awarded Ontario Graduate Policy Research Challenge by MTCU

MTCUJulieta Grieco has been awarded the Ontario Graduate Policy Research Challenge (OGPRC) by the MTCU for her policy brief “Fostering Ontario’s growth in international student mobility: targeting government sponsored international students”. Julieta’s brief draws from her study on Brazil’s Science Without Borders program at the University of Toronto. Julieta provided recommendations for the Ontario government on how to be successful in recruiting International students through targeting participants of Government-sponsored international scholarship programs.

The OGPRC targets high-quality graduate student research that is relevant to areas of post-secondary education, training and labour markets of Ontario.