Recent MPARG awards

Several member of the Marine Protected Areas Research Group have recently won awards in national scholarship competitions. MPARG post-doctoral fellow, Lance Robinson, was recently awarded a post-doctoral award from the Social Science and Human Research Council (SSHRC) valued at $38,000/year for 2 years. His post-doctoral research focuses on protected area governance in Tanzania. Doctoral student Bruce Downie, whose research will also focus on protected areas in Tanzania, was also awarded a SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship valued at $35,000/year for 3 years. For her research which will focus on tourism in marine protected areas in Thailand, master’s student Skye Augustine has also been awarded a SSHRC scholarship. For more information about the projects that these MPARG members are working on see the Graduate Students page or Projects page.

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About Nathan J. Bennett

Nathan J. Bennett (see nathanbennett.ca) is a post-doctoral fellow in the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia. He conducts research on humans-environment interactions, conservation social sciences and environmental governance and management.
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