The School of Public Policy’s research is supported by grants from several research councils and foundations.

Featured faculty and student grants

Genevieve LeBaron is Co-Investigator on two grants: A $2.5 million SSHRC partnership grant on the Hidden Costs of Supply Chains, and a SSHRC Insight on Governing Forced Labour in Supply Chains.

Mohsen Javdani is PI of the SSHRC Insight, “Examining Views Among Economists and Economics Students” (2019-2023) and Co-I on the $2.5 million SSHRC Partnership Grant, "Understanding Precarity in British Columbia."

Kora DeBeck is currently a Principal Investigator on two grants: a $6.7 million NIH grant which funds the ARYS and VIDUS longitudinal cohort studies which follow people who use drugs in Vancouver, and a CIHR Project grant that investigates the unique experiences and needs of youth and young adults who use drugs during the dual crises of overdose and COVID-19.

Yushu Zhu is the Lead Investigator for a project titled, Housing Vulnerability in the Pandemic: An Evaluation of the COVID-19 Impact on Community Housing Tenant Well-being in B.C. and was awarded a 2020-2021 SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant.

Olena Hankivsky and co-investigators were awarded over $600K from SSHRC for their project titled "Intersectionality-Based Policy Analysis Framework 2.0: An improved approach for explicating the "+" in SGBA+.”