Research Community News

Event Date: Jun 10, 2021
Feed Publication Date: Apr 14, 2021

The Advancing Change Climate Science and Technology Request for Proposals (RFP) at Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is a new funding opportunity available in spring 2021.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 14, 2021

The Office of the VP, Research & Innovation has scheduled a series of virtual town halls in April and May to hear from UBC faculty members about the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on their research and scholarly activities and programs. 

 

Learn more and register at https://research.ubc.ca/research-and-scholarship-town-halls

Event Date: Apr 15, 2021
VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: Apr 14, 2021

Between May 4 and 7, NDRIO will host a series of Virtual Town Hall events as the latest consultation step in the Canadian Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) Needs Assessment.

Feed Publication Date: Apr 9, 2021

Hear from Dr. Murphy on the research landscape of UBC, leadership, entrepreneurialism, creating the right environment for students, the exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary science both in SBME and around the university, her personal career path, and even Jane Austen.

VPRI Unit: SPARC
Feed Publication Date: Mar 30, 2021

SPARC is pleased to announce the launch of a sample grant library of Alliance grants awarded at UBC, under both Option 1 and 2 of the program. Accessible through our CWL-protected Sharepoint site, the grants vary in size, nature of partnership, and span a range of research fields. Please check back regularly as we will continue updating the library with new successful applications.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 29, 2021
VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: Mar 25, 2021

The Tri-Agency Research Data Management (RDM) Policy has now been launched. The agencies (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR) plan to implement the policy incrementally through an ongoing engagement process, with notable dates highlighted below.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 24, 2021

Thirteen ongoing projects led by UBC researchers were awarded a total of $939,626 in supplementary funding through the SARS-CoV-2 variants supplement: COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity streams. Four UBC researchers are among named co-investigators in a new Coronavirus Variants Rapid Response Network.

Event Date: Apr 1, 2021
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 24, 2021

AI for Humanitarian Action is a five-year Microsoft program to help nonprofit and humanitarian organizations address challenges around disaster response, refugees and displaced people, human rights, and the needs of women and children. The program will provide Azure, data science services, and Azure engineering support.

Event Date: Apr 1, 2021
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 23, 2021

AI for Humanitarian Action is a five-year Microsoft program to help nonprofit and humanitarian organizations address challenges around disaster response, refugees and displaced people, human rights, and the needs of women and children. The program will provide Azure, data science services, and Azure engineering support.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 16, 2021

A new website about the responsible conduct of research is now available to support the university’s culture of research excellence.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 16, 2021

The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies congratulates the winners of the 2021 Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research Prize. This year’s recipients come from the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Medicine.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 16, 2021

These awards recognize exceptional early-career researchers at our Vancouver and Okanagan campuses who have demonstrated outstanding research achievement and the potential for significant impact in their fields of scholarship.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 11, 2021

Funding supports six projects led by researchers at UBC and affiliated helath authority research institutes

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 7, 2021

A total of 35 emerging and established research excellence clusters led by researchers on the Vancouver campus will be supported in 2021/22.

This total includes 24 awards made through the 2021/22 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Competition (GCRC) and eleven clusters entering the second year of their current award.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 3, 2021

Funding includes 33 Project Grants and 8 Priority Announcement Grants for projects led by UBC researchers

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 3, 2021

Canada’s Department of National Defence has announced its support for 48 research and development projects, valued at approximately $8.64 million, aimed at addressing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The projects were funded through the Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program.

Three projects led by UBC researchers received support for their projects through contribution agreements with the Department of National Defence.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 2, 2021

Nine projects led by UBC researchers awarded $28.3m in funding. UBC researchers are also collaborators on seven projects being led by other institutions.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 1, 2021

The framework for how equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in UBC’s research ecosystem will be assessed has been published as part of the university’s participation in the federal Dimensions pilot program.

Event Date: Mar 11, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC
Feed Publication Date: Mar 1, 2021

SPARC will host Jennifer Bean and Kristina Dixie from NSERC as they present information about the Option 2 stream of the NSERC Alliance grants program. Alliance grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public, or not-for-profit sectors. Option 2 grants support projects that address societal challenges that result in new natural sciences and engineering knowledge and societal impact.

Event Date: Feb 26, 2021
VPRI Unit: Animal Care and Use Program
Feed Publication Date: Feb 25, 2021

Animal Care Services has been working to simplify the animal transfer process for both researchers and administrative staff. Based on feedback from researchers, staff, and veterinarians, we have updated the process for transferring animals between UBC Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP) facilities. Our goal remains to ensure full compliance with ACC and CCAC policies and guidelines and approved animal protocols as well as streamlined communications.

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