Social Justice Research Institute


Now Open | SJRI Grants Competition

The Fall 2014 competition for the SJRI Grants program is now open! This includes both the Seed Grants ($7000) and Local Engagement Grants ($2000). The submission deadline for both is November 17, 2014. The SJRI Grants program is open to all Affiliated Members.

Rachel Hirsch, SJRI Projects Facilitator, is available to work with you on your SJRI grant application.  She works at arms-length from the adjudication process. Consulting with Rachel will increase your chances of success.  

Completed grant applications should be emailed to Maria Callaghan, SJRI Administrative Coordinator, by the November 17th deadline. Please address any questions regarding applications or adjudication to Maria.

Studies in Social Justice Journal

Since 2007 Studies in Social Justice has been managed and published by the Centre for Studies in Social Justice at the University of Windsor. Following the Centre’s recent closure, the journal’s operations have been relocated to the Social Justice Research Institute (SJRI) at Brock University. To learn more read about the Focus and Scope of this open access journal or access the current issue for free.

The journal’s first (double) issue at its new home in SJRI will be devoted to the theme of “Scholarship and Activism.” Please see the Call for Papers for further information about how to submit proposals. Abstracts are due Oct 7, 2014.

Other SJRI News

Updates from SJRI’s Director [Sept 2014]

SJRI at the Peoples’ Social Forum [August 2014]

A transdisciplinary space at Congress [May 2014]

SJRI/ORS grants info session [May 2014]

Semi-annual general meeting [April 2014]


If you are a Brock faculty member who would like to become involved with the SJRI community please consider applying for affiliated membership.  

Other members of the Brock community, Niagara Region, those from other universities, and any international colleagues who are interested in connecting are welcome to sign-up for participating membership.