The book is an outgrowth of an eight-year research project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and its Community-University Research Alliances program.
What does CURA stand for?
CURA stands for Community-University Research Alliance
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We have 6 other meanings of CURA in our Acronym Attic
- Current Income Shares
- Cursor (File Name Extension)
- Willemstad / Curacao Island, Netherlands Antilles Areopuerto Hato (Airport Code)
- Current Requisition Transaction
- Cambridge University Rifle Association
- Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (Minneapolis, MN)
- Centre for Urban Research and Action (Australia)
- Centre Universitaire de Recherche en Astrologie
- Charleston Urban Renewal Authority (est. 1952; Charleston, WV)
- Conférence Universitaire Rhône-Alpes (French: Rhône-Alpes Academic Conference)
- College and University Retiree Associations of Canada
- Comite pour l'Utilization des Resultats de l'Annee Geophysique Internationale
- Campus Union and Recreation Board
- Citizens Using Resources Better (Maryland)
- Clean Up Rural Beaches
- Coalition for an Undercharge Relief Bill
- Concentrated Upgrade and Repair of Buildings (Wisconsin)
- Cornell Undergraduate Research Board (Cornell University)
- California Urban and Biodiversity Analysis (University of California, Berkeley)
Samples in periodicals archive:
In Canada, the Federal government, under the auspicious of the Social Sciences and Humanity Research Council (SSHRC), established a Community-University Research Alliance (CURA) that supports community and university participation in research relating to such areas as downtown revitalization, social work, arts and culture, poverty and homelessness, resource management, and health-related matters.
David Frank reported on the SSHRC-funded Community-University Research Alliance labour history project based at the University of New Brunswick, where historians and trade unionists are working together; Jeff Taylor discussed the "Work and Society in Historical Perspective" SSHRC-funded Research Cluster initiative that is moving forward into the second round of grant consideration; and Franca Iacovetta and Bettina Bradbury spoke on the forthcoming Labouring Feminism Conference at the University of Toronto, scheduled to begin 29 September 2005.
14-15: Conference: Public Policy to Meet Women's Economic Security Needs; Vancouver; Community-University Research Alliance grant.
The Alliance was recently awarded funding through the Community-University Research Alliance (CURA) program, administered by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
14-15: Conference, Public Policy to Meet Women's Economic Security Needs, Vancouver, Community-University Research Alliance grant.
Coordinated Community Response to Elder Abuse $49,900 Peterborough 705-743-1573 Social Science and Humanities Research Council Community-University Research Alliances 613-944-4347 These awards were granted for joint projects of researchers in partnership with community groups.