Initiatives

The VP Research Office leads several strategic campus-wide research initiatives.

Current Initiatives

research excellence clusters

The Vice-President Research Office is supporting the development of clusters of research excellence at UBC.

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BC HEALTH DATA ASSET INVENTORY

The Vice-President Research Office commissioned Deloitte to compile an inventry of health data assets in British Columbia. The data set and summary reports are available to download.

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UBC Response to Federal Review of Fundamental Science and Innovation Agenda

UBC is developing its response to the recently announced federal fundamental science review and innovation agenda through campus-wide consultation and roundtables.

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UBC consultation on CIHR REforms

Building on the results of the CIHR Working Group Meeting, UBC Scientists convened a townhall on July 20, 2016. The highly productive and well-attended townhall resulted in a series of short and long-term recommendations.

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UBC Professor, Liisa Galea, performed a nationwide survey on impacts of CIHR reforms on health research programs in Canada. Her findings, based on responses from 426 PIs across Canada, can be found on her website.

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Other Recent and ongoing initiatives