SSHRC has announced that $75M in total funding has been awarded across Canada through the 2019-20 competitions for the Partnership Grants, Partnership Development Grants and SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships.
UBC researchers are leading three projects supported by Partnership Grants, with a combined award of $6.1M. Six projects led by UBC researchers are receiving $1.2M through Partnership Development Grants. Additionally, ten Postdoctoral Fellowships are being administered by UBC for a total of $0.9M.
UBCO-led partnership grants:
Co-Curricular-Making: Honouring Indigenous Connections to Land, Culture, and
the Relational Self
Applicant: Margaret Macintyre Latta (Okanagan School of Education)
UBC Co-applicants: Jan Hare (Language & Literacy Education), Karen Ragoonaden (Okanagan School of Education), Sabre Cherkowski (Okanagan School of Education)
$1,076,813 (5 years)
Partners: IndigenEYEZ, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna Museums Society, Okanagan Nation Alliance, School District 23 – Central Okanagan , University of Alberta, University of Ottawa
PROJECTS WITH UBCO CO-APPLICANTS AND COLLABORATORS:
Towards Barrier-Free Communities: A Partnership for Improving Mobility, Access, and Participation (MAP) Among People with Disabilities
Applicant: William (Ben) Mortenson (Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy)
UBC Co-applicant: Kathleen Martin Ginis (School of Health and Exercise Sciences),
$2,500,000 (7 years)
Partners: Accès transports viables, Adaptavie Inc., Alzheimer Society of BC, Association des TCC des Deux Rives, Better Environmentally Sound Transportation, Burnaby Community Services, Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Capitale-Nationale, City of Burnaby, City of New Westminster, City of North Vancouver, City of Richmond, City of Surrey, City of Vancouver, Disability Foundation, Office des personnes handicapées du Québec, Québec City Tourism, Regroupement des organismes des personnes handicapées de la région 03, Réseau de transport de la capitale, Richmond Centre for Disability, Rick Hansen Foundation, Silver Harbour Seniors’ Activity Centre, Simon Fraser University, Spinal Cord Injury BC, Synapse Neuroréadaptation, The Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Université Laval, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute