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VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Appointees include Drs. Pieter Cullis, Connie Eaves, Donald McKenzie, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Walter Hardy, Curtis Suttle and Peter Zandstra.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

On December 9, 2021, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, announced an investment of $13.7 million in 89 new COVID-19 research projects across the country.

Four projects led by UBC Researchers were awarded more than $0.5 million to focus on understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, youth and families.

The Government of Canada is providing funding for the research through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The Michael Smith...

Event Date: Jan 14, 2022
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

UBC is one of 17 Canadian post-secondary institutions participating in a pilot of the federal Dimensions program, which seeks to identify and eliminate systemic obstacles and inequities for marginalized and under-represented people in research.

The UBC Dimensions project team has performed an in-depth assessment of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within the university’s research-related systems, practices and culture, including a comprehensive environmental scan of UBC’s EDI-...

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Michael Smith Health Research BC announced funding for 15 projects through its Health Professional-Investigator Program.

The Health Professional-Investigator Program helps close the gap between health research and its implementation. HP-I awards are dedicated to support health professionals who are actively involved in patient care to conduct and apply research relevant to health and/or the health system to ultimately improve health outcomes in BC and beyond.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Award received on behalf of OceanCanada partnership.

Event Date: Feb 24, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC

SPARC's sample grant library has been updated with new NSERC CREATE Letters of Intent and Full Applications. Applicants to the competition can consult these new sample grants and ones from previous competitions when preparing their own applications. Please visit the sample grant library here (CWL access required).

Event Date: Dec 8, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC

SPARC is pleased to announce the following support services available for applicants to the 2022 SSHRC Partnership Grant Stage 1 competition.  In addition to the optional services below, SPARC will also facilitate the mandatory Institutional Support Letter.  Please contact danica.kell@ubc.ca as soon as possible for details and deadlines.

Event Date: Dec 8, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC

Test Your Concept (TYC) sessions give applicants an opportunity to briefly present project plans and receive early feedback from and experienced panel prior to competition deadlines.  This year, our panel consists of Lisa Sundstrom, SSH RA and Professor in the Department of Political Science (PI of a SSHRC PDG), and Ben Mortenson, Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (Project Director of a SSHRC PG).

Contact Danica Kell to book your...

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Forty-one IDG projects and six PEG projects are led by UBC reseachers

Event Date: Oct 18, 2021
VPRI Unit: Research Ethics

The annual Clinical Research Ethics Symposium took place over two days in October and attracted around 90 attendees to each of three sessions. To watch the recorded sessions, go to: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ8i2T1UQ5OO09GLqMd1D9PxwmhnIGkyS.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Two major federal research programs announced new funding rounds earlier this week: the Canada First Research Excellence Fund and the Canada Excellence Research Chairs.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

https://publichumanities.ubc.ca/events/public-scholarship-series/informe...

 

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

A critical partnership linking three leading research organizations has been renewed for a third five-year term, an important milestone for a Max Planck Society-partnered collaboration.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

November 25, 2021

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, today announced a joint investment of $20 million to support new diabetes research teams across Canada.

Event Date: Feb 16, 2022
VPRI Unit: SPARC

SPARC in collaboration with UBC applicants has developed a new resource - a guide to completing the Partner Organization Form for partner organizations. The guide can be accessed in the NSERC Resources webpage of the SPARC website (CWL-protected) and can be freely shared with partner organizations.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Dr. Pieter Cullis is a recipient of the 2021 Prince Mahidol Award in recognition of his pioneering work on lipid nanoparticles (LNP), which has been critical to the development of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines and other life-saving medicines.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Award is in recognition of innovative contributions to the fields of wood science, chemical and biological engineering.

Event Date: Nov 15, 2021
VPRI Unit: Animal Care and Use Program

As we approach the upcoming holidays for calendar year 2021, please be advised of our order and delivery schedule.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Jenn Jakobi has a passion for building equity, diversity and inclusion

Event Date: Nov 26, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC

SPARC is hosting Test Your Concept (TYC) panels for researchers interested in submitting applications to the 2022 New Frontiers in Research Fund Transformation Competition.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

A total of 59 projects led by UBC researchers were awarded funding of $41.1 million, inlcuding $39.2m  for 50 Project Grants, $1.7m in Priority Announcement Fudning and $0.2m in Bridge Grants

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