Research Community News

Event Date: Nov 18, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC

SSHRC IDG Grant Writing Bootcamps

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...

Event Date: Dec 9, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC

SSHRC IDG Grant Writing Bootcamps

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...

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

A new Canvas course about the responsible conduct of research is available to support UBC’s culture of research excellence.

Event Date: Oct 27, 2021
VPRI Unit: Research Ethics

For researchers who have used Workspace for storing research data and need to find an alternative, see the updated guidelines: https://arc.ubc.ca/microsoft-onedrive-and-teams-research. Information is included on how and when to use OneDrive and Teams for data storage, in addition to addressing security considerations, long-term data storage recommendations, and providing contact links.

Event Date: Nov 16, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC

SSHRC IDG Grant Writing Bootcamps

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...

Event Date: Nov 17, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC

SSHRC IDG Grant Writing Bootcamps

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...

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

SBC is hosting a webinar on November 3 for new and experienced users of Sanger sequencing.

VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing

During this hands-on workshop, you will be introduced to parallel and GPU computing in MATLAB for speeding up your applications and offloading computations.  By working through common scenarios and workflows, you will gain an understanding of the parallel constructs in MATLAB, their capabilities, and some of the issues that may arise when using them.

Event Date: Oct 15, 2021
VPRI Unit: Sequencing and Bioinformatics Consortium

We are happy to announce a number of improvements to our Sanger sequencing services.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Associate professor Nicola Levell has won the American Anthropological Association’s Council of Museum Anthropology’s 2021 Michael Ames Prize for Innovative Museum Anthropology for her project Shadows, Strings & Other Things (the physical and the digital exhibitions) and her edited volume Bodies of Enchantment: Puppets of Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas (2021).

Event Date: Nov 5, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC

All applicants are invited to submit their Partnership Development Grant or Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative Grant materials (both individual modules and full proposals are accepted) for review by or before Friday, November 5th at 9am.

Event Date: Oct 8, 2020
VPRI Unit: Office of Research Services (news)

The 2022/23 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: Nov 5, 2021
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

The UBC Collaborative Research Mobility Awards (CRMA) program is now open again. It provides up to $5000 to support new or existing research partnerships between UBC researchers in the Okanagan and Vancouver. Faculty members from all disciplines are invited to apply. Funding may be used to cover travel and accommodation costs associated with meetings, accessing specialized equipment, or other partnership activities.  

Event Date: Oct 6, 2021
VPRI Unit: Research Ethics

The Tri-Agency Panel on Research Ethics (PRE) proposed policy guidance released in June 2021 related to harmonized ethics review of multi-jurisdictional research. REBC and UBC (on behalf of the affiliated REBs with the exclusion of BCC) recently submitted their response, which wholeheartedly supports the overall objective of a single REB review for multi-site research, but which also identifies numerous issues with the model that the PRE is proposing.

Event Date: Oct 19, 2021
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Information sessions will be held via Zoom for researchers interested in applting to this year's GCRC competition.

October 19: 9:30-11am

Event Date: Oct 6, 2021
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Information sessions will be held via Zoom for researchers interested in applting to this year's GCRC competition.

October 6: 10-11:30am

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

This competition is open to emerging and established clusters of research excellence in all disciplines on the Vancouver campus, and we welcome applications from both previously funded and new clusters. NOI: November 1, 201.  Info sessions on October 6 and 19.

Event Date: Jan 11, 2022
VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Event Date: Nov 15, 2021
VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) funding through the 2021 Convening & Collaborating (C2) and Reach competitions will create pathways from research evidence to impact and help ensure that cutting-edge health research can directly improve the health of British Columbians and BC’s health system. 

These collaborative teams consisting of researchers, trainees, and research users are investigating a wide range of research areas that address health challenges...

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

UBC is developing a Research Data Management (RDM) strategy to align with the Tri-Agency Policy on RDM, UBC’s strategic plan and the UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan. The strategy will inform the future of RDM at UBC by focusing on the priorities of the research community.

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