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Five UBC faculty members were welcomed as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

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Dr. Montaner, Head of the UBC Division of AIDS and director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), is receiving the Royal Society of Canada's McLaughlin Medal, awarded for important research of sustained excellence in any branch of the medical sciences.

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See the following newsletter for the lastest from the UBC Behavioural Research Ethics Board (BREB).  It includes application tips and reminders for student and faculty:  What's New with the BREB.

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Seven UBC professors have been inducted into the Fellows of the RSC – the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences in Canada.

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The SPARC office is pleased to invite you to a new speaker series starting September 10, 2015

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Health researchers at the University of British Columbia have received a combined total of $73.6 million in grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to bolster cutting-edge medical research.

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Nearly $900,000 has been awarded by federal government to help fund several innovative research projects at the University of British Columbia.

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To take part, send a short email indicating intent to SPARC by Monday Sept 8th and submit a one-page summary of your proposal by Sept 14th 2015.

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The UBC Clinical Research Ethics Board (CREB) would like to announce the implementation of a peer review pilot project which will run from July 1, 2015 to January 2016.

The aim of this pilot project is to implement a mandatory arm's length peer review for all protocols which have not been reviewed by an independent review panel. This initiative is designed to support the UBC CREB Guidance notes article 8.2 – Peer Review.

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NSERC will be holding a series of webinars on how to complete a Discovery Grant application through their Research Portal.

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The BC Ethics Initiative is pleased to move forward with the pilot implementation and evaluation of the harmonized ethics review model for Above Minimal Risk studies in June 2015. This represents a major milestone for the initiative in achieving efficient, coordinated, and high-quality processes that support and encourage multi-jurisdictional human health research.

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More details and registration available on the SPARC website.

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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.

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

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

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

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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

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

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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.  

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

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