The Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) for Social Sciences and Humanities, has issued a call for proposals on Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World (RRR). The program aims to address key gaps in our understanding of the dynamic and complex interaction of medium and long-term societal effects of COVID-19 pandemic.
Amount: $200,000 (from SSHRC) over 24-36 months
When a project is selected for funding, each of the teams (see below for more information) will receive a grant from its respective country and funder(s).
Intent to Submit (Compulsory): June 14, 2021
Faculty Research Office: 1 week prior to SSHRC deadline. (If you wish to have feedback on your application allow at least two weeks – contact Karen Kueneman)
Western Research: 1 week prior to SSHRC deadline
SSHRC: July 12, 2021 (Project start date March 1, 2022)
Description: Applicants are required to submit novel interdisciplinary and significant SSH research proposals that address one or more of the following post-pandemic challenges:
- reducing inequalities and vulnerabilities;
- building a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable society;
- fostering democratic governance and political participation;
- advancing responsible and inclusive digital innovation; and
- ensuring effective and accurate communication and media.
Eligibility: Western University applicants must hold an eligible academic research appointment at Western. Applicants must apply as a transnational research project partnership. Each project must comprise at least three eligible Principal Investigators from at least three different T-AP participating countries from both sides of the Atlantic.
Participating Countries: Canada (SSHRC), UK, Poland, Brazil, Finland, Croatia, Colombia, Germany, France, South Africa, Switzerland; the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Canada is providing funding for researchers from Belize, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay and Peru.