Program for Undergraduate Research Experience: Call for Proposals

Broadening access to, and enhancing, undergraduate research experiences is a central priority in UBC’s new strategic plan (Shaping UBC’s Next Century). UBC committed $1m in strategic funds over 2 years for the Program for Undergraduate Research Experience (PURE). This call for proposals was for innovative pilot projects and is open to faculty, staff and students from both Vancouver and Okanagan campuses. 

Funding recipients were announced in April 2019.

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For the purposes of this funding competition, undergraduate research was defined as “…academic pursuits that provide either a) an academic contribution to an area of research or to a discipline pertinent to one’s field of study or b) a practical application of academic learning, with consequences for society.” 


Competition Details