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Sociology Specialist Major Brittany Gottvald stands in front of her research poster at the USRA poster session.

McMaster Undergraduate Student Research Award goes to Brittany Gottvald

Sociology Specialist Major Brittany Gottvald was awarded a McMaster University Student Research Award by the McMaster Faculty of Social Sciences for her research project, “Examining the Correlation between Disability Status and Aboriginal Status among Postsecondary Students in Ontario.” Ms. Gottvald will work under the supervision of Dr. Karen Robson.

Nov 21, 2018

This research project will use data previously collected by postsecondary organizations to examine the proportions of students with disabilities and Indigenous students to explore if there is a correlation between these two underrepresented groups. Ms. Gottvald hopes to deliver meaningful recommendations that can potentially increase postsecondary access for Aboriginal students and students with disabilities.

Learn more about the McMaster Faculty of Social Sciences Undergraduate Student Research Awards here.