Led by , Project Director (Department of Integrated Studies in Education, Faculty of Education, McGill University), iMPACTS is a seven-year project to address sexual violence on university campuses across Canada and internationally. Ƶ has been a partner on the project since May 2018. This project is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) in the amount of $2.5 million. It is further supported by an additional $3.7 million of in kind and cash contributions from , the , , and .

The overarching goal of this project is to unearth, dismantle and prevent sexual violence within universities, and ultimately in society, through evidence-based research that will inform sustainable curriculum and policy change.

Ƶ Faculty team members and Student Research Assistants are actively involved in research, community outreach, and scholarly and creative knowledge mobilization. Our team works in collaboration and partnership with Ƶ Students’ Union, Student Affairs and Services, Marketing and Communications, Indigenous Student Services, and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Ƶ iMPACTS Research Team:

Faculty Members
Karyn Audet (Psychology)
Carla Hotel (Dean, Humanities and Social Sciences)
Lisa Smith (Sociology)
Gretchen Goertz (Scholarly Communications and Research Librarian)
Jaime Yard (Anthropology)

Current Student Research Assistants
Natalie Begg
Qwisun Yoon-Potkins
Russell Dueck-Price
Viv Sagsen
Rebecca Johnson
Kia Ferrer
Broughan Jansz

Past Student Research Assistants:
Mayra Hernandez-Rodriguez
Asher Faerstein
Nadia Nooshin Zare
Ana Brito
Seren Friskie
Sunny Manhas
Deyvika Srinivasa
Ryan Tremblay
Meghan Wingrove
Amber Brown
Angela Knowles
Rim Gacimi

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Ƶ works in partnership with McGill University on the iMPACTS research project.