Research Community News

Event Date: Dec 7, 2020
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Oct 25, 2020

The VPRI is currently searching for new research advisors in the CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC domains.

Event Date: Nov 12, 2020
VPRI Unit: Indigenous Research Support Initiative
Feed Publication Date: Oct 20, 2020
Event Date: Dec 10, 2020
VPRI Unit: SPARC
Feed Publication Date: Oct 15, 2020

In these hands-on workshops, open to both new and re-applicants, participants will be guided through “writing prompt” exercises on the Summary, Knowledge Mobilization Plan, Expected Outcomes Summary, and Budget Justification modules, followed by dedicated writing time for each.  These sessions are co-facilitated by Danica Kell, Research Development Officer at SPARC, and Brianna Wells,  Research Development Officer at ORS Okanagan, who will both be on hand throughout the writing time to...

Event Date: Nov 3, 2020
VPRI Unit: SPARC
Feed Publication Date: Oct 15, 2020

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 3rd, 1:30pm-3:30pm

Event Date: Jan 13, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC
Feed Publication Date: Oct 15, 2020

Following a short presentation on the session’s module(s), participants will break into small groups to provide peer feedback.  Participants are required to submit a draft of the relevant module(s) one day in advance of the session.  Please note that in order to participate, you must attend the full session.   Applicants are invited to attend any/all of the choices listed below:

Event Date: Oct 23, 2020
VPRI Unit: SPARC
Feed Publication Date: Oct 15, 2020

Date/Time: TBA

Insight Development Grant funding can be accessed by established scholars to explore new research questions and/or approaches that are distinct from the applicant’s previous/ongoing research.  This workshop will explore how to best articulate this distinction in your IDG proposal, particularly in the “Proposed Versus Ongoing Research” module, but also elsewhere.  The first half of the session will feature an expert Q&A, while the second half will guide...

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

UBC conservation biologist Claire Kremen is this year's winner of the Volvo Environment Prize, recognizing her world-class research on how humanity can feed itself while also protecting biodiversity.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Oct 8, 2020
Event Date: Oct 8, 2020
VPRI Unit: Office of Research Services (news)
Feed Publication Date: Oct 7, 2020

The 2021/22 Northern Scientific Training Program (NSTP) is now open for applications. The NSTP supports student research in the North by supplying supplementary funds to offset the additional costs of Northern research.

Event Date: Oct 5, 2020
VPRI Unit: Research Ethics
Feed Publication Date: Oct 4, 2020

Please note that RISE (UBC's platform for accessing, modifying and reviewing research ethics applications) will be out of service from Wednesday, October 28 – Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The outage is planned to allow UBC's transition from PeopleSoft to Workday for Finance and HR functions.

During this period, researchers will be unable to view, modify or submit ethics applications and REB staff will also be unable to view or process applications. 

Event Date: Oct 30, 2020
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Oct 4, 2020

CRCEF Stage 3 open call for applications. Deadline October 30.

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

Nine UBC faculty members have been announced as Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. 

citations courtesy of CAHS

Event Date: Oct 19, 2020
VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: Sep 30, 2020

Register now for the Fall 2020 training and learn how public cloud platforms can transform your research. Starting October 19.

These sessions are aimed at researchers at UBC who want to get a better understanding of using public cloud services in today’s research environment.    

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 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...

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

Registration for UBC ARC Fall 2020 DRI Information Session is now closed. A recording will be available at a later date. 

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