UBC Internal Grants

2021 Brain, Behaviour & Development Theme Catalyst Grants

Im, Hee Yeon (Psychology)
Visuomotor learning in children with amblyopia: Brain dynamics in action and at rest

2022/23 Established Clusters

Ellermann, Antje (Political Science)

Galea, Liisa (Psychology)
Women's health research cluster

Zhao, Jiaying (Psychology)
Decision Insights for Business & Society (DIBS)

2022/23 Emerging Clusters

Baines, Erin (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)
Memory as transformative in the afterlives of mass violence

Klein, Naomi (Geography)
Climate Justice Partnerships

Marshall, Hallie (Theatre & Film)
UBC Shakespeare First Folio Research Cluster

Rosenblum, Daisy (Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies)
Relational technologies: land, sovereignty, and language in community-led immersive storytelling

2021 - Established Scholar Award

Cooper, Elisabeth, (Classical, Near Eastern & Religious Studies)
Visualizing the past at Carchemish: Image production at an early 20th century archaeological expedition in Mesopotamia

Dick, Alexander (English Language & Literatures)
The literature of the British Columbia fishery: A coastal studies approach

2021 - New Faculty Award

Bain, Kimberley (English Language & Literatures)
On black breath

Bochnak, Ryan (Linguistics)
Mood and sentence type: the view from Washo

Daniels, Megan (Classical, Near Eastern & Religious Studies)
Reorienting "Orientalizing": articulating the ideology of the nude standing female through networks of religious iconography in eastern and central Crete. 1100-500 BCE

Götz, Friedrich M. (Psychology)
Towards a global geographical psychology: regional personality differences in Colombia, Italy, Japan, and New Zealand and their political, economic, social and health correlates

Guerin, Ayasha (English Language & Literatures)
Black feminist theory in diasporic praxis: Black feminism in Berlin, 1985-present

Hammerly, Christopher (Linguistics)
Processing event structure in Ojibwe and Secwepemctsin

Leavitt, Sarah (Creative Writing Program)
Time and manner of death, research for a graphic novel about assisted dying

Morris, Leora (Theatre & Film)
Creating sensory performances for infants and their caregivers

Narayan, Priti (Geography)
Collaborative oral history of an urban social movement in India

Norris, Samuel (Vancouver School of Economics)
The effects of conviction and incarceration in the criminal justice system

Siddiqui, Hasan (Asian Studies)
An imperial polity? The Mughal Empire beyond kingship

Silva, Tony (Sociology)
Sexual Diversity in Canada

Silverberg, Noah (Psychology)
Enhancing access to psychosocial supports after acquired brain injury

Siriam, Veena (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)
The global politics of health worker protests: a mixed methods investigation into recent trend

Webster, Crystal (History)
Criminalizing freedom: African Americans and the making of the criminal reform in early America

Yoo, Philip (Classical, Near Eastern & Religious Studies)
From Egypt to Canaan: the wilderness and the Israelite mythmakers

2021 - UBC Killam Accelerator Research Fellowships

Speller, Camilla (Anthropology)

2021 - UBC Killam Faculty Research Fellowships

Prange, Sebastian (Asian Studies)
Monsoon Mosques: Building Islamic communities in the medieval Indian Ocean

Rosenblum, Daisy (Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies / Anthropology)
Grammars of space in Kwak'wala

Tindall, David (Sociology)
Making sense of climate action: Understanding social mobilization to curb anthropogenic climate change through advances in social network analysis

Troeung, T-Dang (English Language & Literatures)
Disabling asylums: Refugee worldmaking and Asian speculative fiction

Young, Mary Lynn (School of Journalism, Writing, and Media)
The unbearable comfort of whiteness

Zhang, Gaoheng (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Scrambles for East Africa: public perceptions and cultural debates between China, Western Europe, and East Africa

2021 - UBC Killam Research Prizes

Kerns, Connor (Psychology)

Laurin, Kristin (Psychology)

Miller, Bruce (Anthropology)

Tindall, David (Sociology)

2020 - UBC Killam Faculty Research Fellowships

Blackburn, Carole (Anthropology)
The UNDRIP and legal reform in British Columbia: a study of the implementation of Bill 41

Dempsey, Jessica (Geography)
Political economy of extinction

Hoppmann, Christiane A. (Psychology)
Psychosocial determinants of optimal aging

Ichikawa, Jonathan Jenkins (Philosophy)
Epistemic courage: oppression and the duty to believe

McPhee, Siobhán (Geography)
Digital storytelling, experiential learning and migration

Richardson, Lindsey (Sociology)
Can varying the timing and frequency of income assistance payments reduce drug-related harm?

2020 - UBC Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship

Milstein, Sara (Classical, Near Eastern & Religious Studies)
Lost in translation: gender, ambiguity, and biblical errancy

2021 - Scholars Research Awards

Arefin, Mohammed Rafi (Geography)

Hunt, Dallas (English Language & Literatures)

Scholte, Tom (Theatre & Film)

2021 - International Visiting Research Scholar Program

Dempsey, Jessica (Geography)
International visiting research scholar award for Prof. Mara J. Goldman, University of Colorado Boulder

2021 - Public Humanities Faculty Fellowships

Bowers, Katherine (Central, Eastern & Northern European Studies)
Dostoevsky public humanities

2021 - Research Cluster Grants

Ferreira Da Silva, Denise (Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality & Social's Justice)
Transformative social justice praxis: C+CSJS - critical and creative social justice studies


Bailey, C.D. Alison (Asian Studies)
Scholar: Chunping Huang
Heritage and identity in practice: a visual art reflection on global "Chineseness"

Baines, Erin (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)
Scholar: Ketty Anyeko
Senses of justice and reparations: women's decision making after wartime sexual violence in northern Uganda

Henry, Annette (Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality & Social Justice)
Scholar: Ine Beljaars
Consuming difference on the dance floor: The cultural politics of identity and belonging in the Afr-Latin dance scene in the Netherlands

Kemple, Thomas M. (Sociology)
Scholar: Ryan Stillwagon
Queer rights to the city: exploring mechanisms of urban food security in Vancouver and the underlying processes that disenfranchise LGBTQIA2S+ survival

Kramer, Jennifer (Anthropology)
Scholar: Emily Leischner
For future generations: museums and Indigenous well-being

Loo, Tina (History)
Scholar: Henry R.L. John
Mapping the war in the woods

Meyers, Eric (School of Information)
Scholar: Bonnie Tulloch
Do the ends justify the memes? Exploring the relationship between youth, internet, memes, and digital citizenship

Nathan, Lisa (School of Information)
Scholar: Michelle Kaczmarek
Fixing for change: stories of information & aspiration in community repair initiatives

Nathan, Lisa (School of Information)
Scholar: Saguna Shankar
Caring for information practices: an inquiry into visions of data, digital technologies, and migration

Rouse, Robert (English Language & Literatures)
Scholar: Sarah-Nelle Jackson
Getting (virtually) medieval: live-streaming as public scholarship

Rullmann, Hotze (Linguistics)
Scholar: Anne Bertrand
The grammar of scalarity in Ktunaxa

Smith, T'ai (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Scholar: Alison J. Ariss
Salish weaving in relation with the land: the work of wrapping territory and critiquing institutions

Woody, Sheila R. (Psychology)
Scholar: Kate Kysow
Clean-outs as a strategy for community agencies to address hoarding


Martindale, Andrew (Anthropology)
Laboratory of archaeology: ground penetrating radar for use with Musqueam Indian Band in the investigation of missing children associated with Indian residential schools

Williams, Jennifer (Geography)
Cold chamber adjacent to greenhouse for plant and seed vernalization


Adriasola Munoz, Ignacio Alberto (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Melancholy Sites

Ahmed, Rumee (Asian Studies)
Arabic translation of 'Sharia compliant: A user's guide to hacking Islamic Law' (Subventions)

Bloch, Alexia (Anthropology)
Sex, Love, and Migration translation of work

Bowers, Katherine (Central, Eastern & Northern European Studies)
Indexing for writing fear: Russian realism and the Gothic (Other publication costs)

Claxton, Dana (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Insider/Outsider: Cultural politics of indigenous representation and participation in Canada's media arts [other publishing costs]

Daniels, Megan, (Classical, Near Eastern & Religious Studies)
Homo migrans: modeling mobility and migration in human history

Gaertner, David (Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies)
The theatre of regret: literature, art, and the politics of reconciliation

Mackie, Gregory (English Language & Literatures)
Oscar Wilde s Paris: Paris s Oscar Wilde

Oberoi, Harjot, (Asian Studies)
When Does History Begin?

Salgirli, Saygin (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Inside/Outside Islamic Art and Architecture

Shneiderman, Sara (Anthropology)
Restructuring life: conflict, disaster, and transformation in Nepal

Silver, Erin (Art History, Visual Arts & Theory)
Between the everyday and the extraordinary: Queer and feminist alternative art spaces, ca. 1970-2020 [other publication costs]

Troeung, Y-Dang (English)
Refugee Lifeworlds: The Afterlife of the Cold War in Cambodia

Walsh, Shannon (Theatre & Film)
In my life: stories from young South African AIDS activists, 2002-2020

Yoshimizu, Ayaka (Asian Studies)
Doing ethnography in the wake of the displacement of transnational sex workers in Yokohama

Zeitlin, Michael (English Language & Literatures)
Faulkner, aviation, and modern war [other publication costs]