The Vice-President, Research & Innovation established the Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) competition for Social Sciences & Humanities to provide seed funding in support of developing clusters of research excellence at UBC.
Calls for submissions were made in late spring, 2016, with a total of $300,000 available in funding. The competition closed on July 4.
26 applications were received, for a total ask of $1.9m. Following peer review, seven clusters were selected for funding in August 2016.
More details to come.