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Discover the latest news from across the VP Research & Innovation portfolio through our aggregated news and events feed below.

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CUES is a one-time fund to be allocated upfront to not-for-profit community partners. A total of $150,000 is available across three streams.

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Top computer scientist and entrepreneur will join UBC from Harvard University in September.

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UBC has been invited to nominate world-leading researchers for two new Canada Excellence Research Chairs (national total of 11) in Forest Bioproducts and Precision Cancer Drug Design.

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$3-million Breakthrough Prize recognizes the work of Hinshaw’s NASA WMAP team to create what he describes as the universe’s baby picture.

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UBC researchers are to receive more than $21m in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) through scholarships, fellowships and grants. 

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Drs. Mark Gilbert and Jean Shoveller leading two projects receiving $4m through CIHR's HIV Implementation Science – Component 2 Grants.

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The following update was released by the NIH in November 2018. Visit the ORS Compliance Requirements page for information and guidance on registering clinical trials. 

NIH has broadened its definition of clinical trial, and it may impact your future applications (new, resubmission, or revision) and awards.

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Message posted on behalf of UBC IT Communications:

We are pleased to announce that we have selected Qualtrics as the replacement solution for the UBC Survey tool. Qualtrics is an easy-to-use, top-tier survey tool platform that offers a wide range of features.  This enterprise platform is used at over 8,500 brands and at some of the top globally ranked post-secondary institutions.  The UBC Qualtrics instance will be available starting mid-December 2017.  Please look for...

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When: Wednesday, November, 08 (10am-11am PST) Location: Webinar. Please register here. 

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October 24, 201711:00AM - 1:00PMIrving K. Barber Learning Centre, Dodson Room (Map)Refreshments will be provided

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2017 laureate awarded for his innovative research into the future of the oceans and marine life

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Huawei's 3-year $3m commitment will support continued research into advanced communications and 5G projects at the Faculties of Applied Science and Science.

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UBC researchers to receive more than $67m in funding through CFI Innovation Fund.

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Date: Wednesday, October 11 ( 9am-10.30am PDT) Location: 112A, 2386 East Mall, Vancouver, BC ( Gerald McGavin Building) // Online: Register to Attend ( connection instructions will be emailed to all RSVPs) 

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Are you a student or postdoctoral fellow doing research in a CFI-funded research space lab or with CFI-funded equipment? Enter the CFI’s twitter contest and tell your research story to a national audience.

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UBC was the only institution in Canada to get an A grade in the UAEM report measuring the commitment of Canadian universities to research that meets the needs of people worldwide

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Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Laureates are individuals whose contributions to medicine and the health sciences have led to extraordinary improvements in human health.

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Join the UBC ARC team and CANARIE for an information session on funding programs for research software on October 24.

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The Royal Society of Canada has awarded the 2017 Sir John William Dawson Medal to UBC fisheries researcher Daniel Pauly and the Rutherford Memorial Medal in Physics to astronomer Ingrid Stairs.

 

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