Research Themes & Projects Map



Phase 1: GRAND’s Five Core Competencies

GRAND’s research program was initially structured around five themes that provided the framework that established the core research capabilities of the network. Each theme represented a key element of GRAND’s expertise in the field of digital media. During the first four years of the network, the resulting 38 projects built up critical digital media research capacity that was unique not only within Canada, but also internationally. Read more

Phase 2: GRAND's Seven Challenges

GRAND’s Phase 2 research program addressed seven problem areas, each a “Challenge” of
strategic importance to Canada. Within each theme, a single Challenge was addressed through multiple projects that focused on specific issues within the overall problem area. Led by academic experts, each project had industry partners and other stakeholder representatives who helped define, execute, and evaluate the research activities. Read more