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Feed Publication Date: Apr 21, 2015

UBC editors of Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas, published by UBC Press, have been awarded the 2015 Canada Prize in the Humanities.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 20, 2015

In preparation for the Foundation Scheme: 2015 2nd Live Pilot competition, please join Dr. Lara Boyd at our May 14th Information Session.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 15, 2015

Prime Ministers Harper and Modi highlight partnerships created by IC-IMPACTS

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 14, 2015

SPARC organizing a workshop about applying to the NSERC Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) Grant program.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 12, 2015

Dr. Cara Tannenbaum, the new Scientific Director of the Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, invites you to attend a meet & greet information session at the University of British Columbia on April 28th

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 8, 2015

As of May 1, 2015 changes are being introduced that will impact the recovery rate and distribution of indirect costs at UBC.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 30, 2015

UBC honoured the recipients of the 2014 Faculty Research Awards at a reception in the Glass Lobby of the Chan Centre on Tuesday March 31.  

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 25, 2015

Recordings, handouts and presentations from Dr. Jane Aubin's visit on March 25th are available to download.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Feb 22, 2015

UBC's Dr. Stephanie Waterman's research focuses on physics of the Arctic and Southern oceans has been selected as a 2015 Alfred Sloan Research Fellow.

Event Date: Nov 30, 2020
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The CFI publishes periodic updates. Please follow the link to find the latest issue of the CFI update.

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In anticipation of the next CFI IF call, the UBC offices of the Vice-President of Research and Innovation (VPRI) and Institutional Programs Office (IPO), will begin the UBC internal competition planning starting this Fall 2021. While UBC’s internal process will be similar to the previous competitions, we will begin the process earlier to maximize project development time and time for internal review processes. Institutions have a limit on the total requests (in dollars, limited by the UBC...

Event Date: Feb 2, 2021
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The IPO is hosting Test Your Concept (TYC) sessions for researchers interested in submitting an application to the CFI IF 2022 competition.

Event Date: Oct 15, 2020
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See CFI Internal Timelines for further details.

Event Date: Jan 12, 2021
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The Canada Foundation for Innovation is expected to make a call for proposals for the 2022 Innovation Fund this coming year. 

The Institutional Programs Office (IPO) is pleased to offer virtual information sessions for UBC faculty and staff seeking more information on the upcoming CFI IF 2022 opportunity. All potential CFI IF applicants are encouraged to attend. There will be some time at the end of the presentation for Q&A. Please register below to receive zoom session details...

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The CFI has launched an updated call for proposals for the Exceptional Opportunities Fund – COVID-19 (EOF-COVID-19) competition with a submission deadline of July 6, 2020. Click here for full details from CFI.

UBC researchers should note our internal process for applying to the competition as noted on our EOF competition page.

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Event Date: Apr 15, 2020
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As part of our commitment to excellence for researchers at UBC, the Insititional Programs Office has launched a website to act as a resource for researchers looking to apply to major infrastructure funds including CFI, BCKDF and Western Economic Diversification (WD). 

Check out our resource pages and contact pages for information on how to apply or advance your application to any of these awards as a UBC researcher.

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Event Date: Sep 20, 2021
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UBC scientists are recieving $3 million to support COVID-19 research projects through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). Click here a list of UBC-led projects and click here for the CFI announcement.

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