Category: Policy Brief


Policy Brief: The Role of Domestic In-migrants for the Revitalization of Marginal Island Communities in the Seto Inland Sea of Japan

By Simona Zollet (corresponding author) & Meng Qu, Hiroshima University (Japan) Introduction This brief summarizes the preliminary findings of a research project on domestic urban-to-rural migration to the islands of the Seto Inland Sea,...


Policy Brief: Bringing Gender into the Analysis of Syrian Refugee Settlement and Integration in Rural Ontario

By: Rana Telfah, University of Guelph (MIRRA Network Member) The refugee settlement and integration process is demanding and stressful, especially for those who are coming from non-English speaking countries. The experiences of refugee women...


Research and Policy Briefs Series: Refugee Mental Health Practice in Rural Communities: Understanding Cross-Cultural Differences

Author: Lavan Kandiah, University of Guelph Biography Lavan Kandiah is a M.Sc. candidate in Capacity Development and Extension (International Development) at the University of Guelph. His research interests lie in international geopolitics,political and power...