Setting up networks, clearing houses, and other collaborative enterprises
seems to be increasingly necessary, both for credibility and respect
and, let's face it, for funding. SSHRC seems to be encouraging people
in that direction (if "encouraging" is a word in the SSHRC vocabulary!).
It is inviting researchers to apply for funding under a "Strategic
Research Networks in Education and Training" plan. Bunches of
researchers from within and outside academe across the country
collaborate loosely, bringing their perspectives to bear on a very
general theme or project. I don't know much about it myself, but I
do know it exists.
Just a thought.
Amanda Goldrick-Jones . . . University of Winnipeg
Manitoba, CANADA . . . . . [log in to unmask]
Phone: 204-786-9453 . . . . Fax: 204-786-1824
The type-writing machine has perhaps had as much
to do with the decrease in social correspondence
as the advent of the railroad, telegraph or
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