ResearchGordon Hanson at the 2015 Big Pixel Initiative Hackathon

CGT fosters academic inquiry by collaborating with faculty at the School and other departments across UC San Diego. Every year, the Center supports grants to fund innovative research by professors and those working with master’s degree and doctoral candidates.

In addition to the following grants, CGT in partnership with the Policy Design and Evaluation Lab is supporting six grants for faculty and doctoral students in the 2016–17 school year.

Grants

The following grants were awarded:

  • Developing a database for CVC investments in Japan
  • Proving the effectiveness of mapping with machine learning
  • Viewing land cover and land use in Vietnam
  • Comparing city structures and functionalities
  • A crowdsourced understanding of the human footprint
  • Exploring economic activity at small geographies
  • Eyeing how infrastructure affects urbanization in India

Research Fellow

The center welcomes scholars through the research fellowships to interact with faculty and students, access rich resources for research, and participate in the larger UC San Diego community.

Summer Fellowships

The fellowship program was established to assist MIA and BA/MIA students at GPS in conducting high-caliber summer internships related to research on economic growth, equality and market change in the Pacific region.