Operating Grants: Total CDN $8,979,833

Hird, M.J. and Rocher, L. ‘The Waste Atelier: Advancing France-Canada Waste Studies Research’, France Canada Research Fund, 2018-2020, $14,780.


Holmberg, Ideland and Helgesson (Hird,M.J. International Partner) ‘Waste work in the sustainability economy: transforming values of biological waste’, The Swedish Research Council, 2018-2020, 4,200,000SEK/$651,126.


Hird, M.J. ‘The Seed Box: A Mistra-Formas Environmental Humanities Collaboratory’, Mistra-Formas, 2017-2019, 824,000SEK/$122,255.


Rocher, L.; Garnier, R. and Hird, M.J. ‘Déchets et territoires périphériques’, Institut des Sciences de l’Homme. 2018-2020, 20,000euros/$30,390.


Whiteley, Louise; Benard, Adam; Hird, M.J. et.al. ‘Microbes on the Mind: Public Perceptions of the Implications of Microbiome Research for Mental Illness’, Velux Foundation, 2017-2021, 5,962,777kr/$1,194,730.

Hird, M.J. (PI) and van Wyck, P. ‘Canada's Northern Waste Future: Colonial Legacies, Contemporary Development, and Future Opportunties’. SSHRC Insight Development Grant, 2015-2017. $73,592. (The highest SSHRC award throughout Canada for the year 2015).


Åsberg, C., Hedrén, J., Neimanis, A. (Hird, M.J., Collaborator) ‘Environmental Humanities Collaboratory’. The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, and Formas, 2015-2019. $6,448,000.


Hird, M.J. (PI), Rowe, R.K. and van Wyck, P. ‘Canada’s Waste Future’, SSHRC Insight Grant, 2013-2018. $344,960. (The highest SSHRC Insight award at Queen’s University).


Hird, M.J. Queen’s University Special Research Award, 2012-  $100,000.