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Inaugural recipients of Provost’s Postdoctoral Awards for Indigenous and Black Scholars announced – U Calgary News

Research spans Blood Tribe residential school experiences, STEM learning, sexual and gender-based violence, and African Canadian literary and filmmaking studies

The University of Calgary is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural Provost’s Postdoctoral Awards for Indigenous and Black Scholars. This pathbreaking new program is part of UCalgary’s foundational commitment to inclusive excellence and to identifying and supporting the next generation of talented researchers and community-engaged scholarship.

The four inaugural recipients are: Dr. Rachael Edino, PhD (Faculty of Science); Winta Ghidei (Faculty of Social Work); Dr. Tiffany Prete, PhD (Werklund School of Education); and Dr. Uche Umezurike, PhD (Faculty of Arts). While contributing to the intellectual life of the university, these scholars will receive mentorship, career, and financial support during their time at UCalgary.

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