Research Community News

Event Date: Oct 26, 2020
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Sep 27, 2020

The VPRI Office will hold two information sessions to support the 2021/22 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters competition.

We encourage groups who are interested in applying for this funding to attend one of the information sessions to learn more about this program. Registration is required as Zoom details will be sent to registrants closer to the event.

Event Date: Oct 15, 2020
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Sep 27, 2020

The VPRI Office will hold two information sessions to support the 2021/22 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters competition.

We encourage groups who are interested in applying for this funding to attend one of the information sessions to learn more about this program. Registration is required as Zoom details will be sent to registrants closer to the event.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Sep 27, 2020

We are pleased to announce the 2021/22 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) Competition.

Applications are being invited from both emerging and established clusters of research excellence in all disciplines on the Vancouver campus. Previously funded clusters, as well as new clusters, are eligible to apply to this competition. A notice of intent to apply must be submitted by November 2, 2020.

Event Date: Sep 24, 2020
VPRI Unit: Animal Care and Use Program
Feed Publication Date: Sep 23, 2020

Please note there will be a RISe system outage from Wednesday, October 28 at 6:00pm to Tuesday, November 3 at 7:00am. The RISe system will not be available for use during this period.

For ACC renewals and amendments, the expedited review deadline remains unchanged at October 19, 2020. All submissions received by deadline will be reviewed and processed before the October 28th RISE shutdown. Submissions received after October 19 will not be reviewed until after the RISe system outage...

Event Date: Sep 23, 0000
VPRI Unit: RISe
Feed Publication Date: Sep 22, 2020

Dear Colleagues,

As you may be aware, UBC embarked a few years ago on the massive Integrated Renewal Project to replace PeopleSoft Finance and HR systems with Workday Finance and HR. Final transition strategies are being delivered across the UBC campus to make sure that the transfer to Workday will be as seamless as possible.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Sep 20, 2020

UBC researchers lead eleven projects and named as collaborators and co-applicants on a further five

Event Date: Sep 30, 2020
VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: Sep 20, 2020

Join UBC Advanced Research Computing (ARC) at an information session on Wednesday, September 30, to learn more about how ARC is enhancing its digital research infrastructure and how it can be accessed by UBC’s research community.

ARC Digital Research Infrastructure Information Session

Date:  Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Time:  2:00 – 3:00 PM via Zoom

REGISTER HERE

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Sep 20, 2020

UBC researchers from all disciplines are invited to apply for the digital research infrastructure resources available through UBC Advanced Research Computing (ARC). 

UBC ARC Chinook

ARC is pleased to announce the launch of a new object storage service, known as UBC ARC Chinook, on September 28.  This new research-dedicated data storage service is available to UBC researchers across all disciplines. Applications can be made at any time throughout the year by principal...

Event Date: Sep 17, 2020
VPRI Unit: Animal Care and Use Program
Feed Publication Date: Sep 16, 2020

ACC PROTOCOL AND RODENT BREEDING PROTOCOL WRITING WORKSHOPS

These workshops are designed for Principal Investigators, staff, or students who prepare animal care ethics applications.

This is an opportunity for you to learn or have a refresher on how to write an effective animal care protocol. In the workshop, you will learn from some of the Animal Care Committee members about the levels of detail to include, sections of the application that are commonly omitted or incomplete...

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Sep 14, 2020

Jens Dilling is Associate Lab Director of TRIUMF’s Physical Sciences Division and an Adjunct Professor in Physics and Astronomy at UBC

Event Date: Oct 16, 2020
VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: Sep 14, 2020

Interested in learning more about research data management (RDM)? Heard about the Tri-Agency’s upcoming RDM Policy and want to know how to meet the requirements?

The UBC RDM Fall Series 2020 will run daily virtual sessions from September 28 – October 16.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Sep 14, 2020

CIHR funding supports 27 projects at UBC and afffiliated health authority research centres.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Sep 6, 2020

Seven UBC faculty named as Fellows and two named Members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Sep 2, 2020

UBC faculty authors wishing to publish in Open Access books and journals are invited to apply to the new UBC Open Access Fund for Humanities and Social Sciences Research.

Up to $3,500 is available to cover associated fees, sometimes known as article processing charges (APCs), where no other funding is available to the author for this purpose. 

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Aug 30, 2020

The Tŝilhqot’in Nation and University of British Columbia sign Memorandum of Understanding and Indigenous Knowledge Protocol Agreement to strengthen collaborative research partnerships with UBC’s Centre for Environmental Assessment Research.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Aug 27, 2020
Event Date: Sep 23, 2020
VPRI Unit: Indigenous Research Support Initiative
Feed Publication Date: Aug 23, 2020
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Aug 20, 2020

35 projects led by UBC researchers supported as part of national investment.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Aug 18, 2020

Forty-one projects at UBC supported as part of $96-million national investment.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Aug 13, 2020

Funding also awarded through Canada Foundation for Innovation to support newly appointed UBC CRC.

Event Date: Aug 26, 2020
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Aug 11, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, unfortunately, we have had to reconfigure our Research Orientation Day, a FREE annual event intended for assistant, associate and full professors who are new to UBC's Vancouver campus (and affiliated health research institutes).

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