Barb Neis

University Research Professor, Department of Sociology
Memorial University of Newfoundland, 232 Prince Phillip Drive, St. John’s, NL Canada
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  • Former President of the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health, 2012-2014
  • Trudeau Foundation Fellow, 2006-2009
  • Principal Investigator with the Community-University Research for Recovery Alliance

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  • Senior Research Associate in the SafetyNet Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research at Memorial University
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
  • Project Director, 7-year Partnership (SSHRC): On the Move: Employment-Related Geographical Mobility in the Canadian Context, /
  • Co-Investigator, theme co-lead and member, Research Management Committee of the Marine, Environmental, Observation, Prediction and Response Network of Centres of Excellence
  • Co-Chair of the Newfoundland node, SSHRC-funded Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy
  • Co-Principal Investigator for a WorkSafe BC Project on preventing occupational disease
  • Research interests: Maritime sociology, Sociology of work, Gender and society, Occupational Health and Safety, Local Ecological Knowledge and Science, Political economy, Employment-related geographical mobility

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  • Human capital and Migration
  • Governance
  • Natural Resources
  • Research and Exchange
  • Publications

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Memorial University
Vanier Institute