UBC researchers are leading 49 projects were awarded $6.6M through the SSHRC Insight Grants program. A total of $91M was invested nationally by SSHRC through this competition.
Eight UBCO researchers were awarded $1,013,970.
The Insight Grants support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available to both emerging and established scholars for research initiatives of two to five years. Stable support for long-term research initiatives is central to advancing knowledge. It enables scholars to address complex issues about individuals and societies, and to further our collective understanding.
Jonathan Corbett (Community, Culture and Global Studies)
Mapping for Change: A Critical Examination of the Social Justice Impact of Participatory Mapping
Gregory Garrard (Creative and Critical Studies)
Kelownafornia: Cultures of Nature in the Okanagan Valley
John Graham (Social Work)
Organisational Changes to Address Homelessness: Lessons Learned from 3 Mid-sized Canadian Cities
Mohsen Javdani (Economics, Philosophy and Political Science)
Examining views among economists and economics students
Eric Li (Management)
Strategic Corporate Philanthropy: A Cross-Cultural Study
Ilya Parkins (Community, Culture and Global Studies)
Re-Dressing Weddings: The Politics of Feminist Wedding Culture and Apparel
James Rochlin (Economics, Philosophy and Political Science)
Colombian Security and the Venezuelan Crisis: Migrants, Armed Groups and Transnational Border Security
Jessica Stites Mor (History and Sociology)
Photographing Revolution: Images of Cuban Solidarity in Transnational Contexts