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VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

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

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

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.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

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.

VPRI Unit: Research Ethics

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.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

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

VPRI Unit: Research Ethics

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.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

More details and registration available on the SPARC website.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

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.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

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

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

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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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: Sep 20, 2021
VPRI Unit: Institutional Programs Office
Event Date: Feb 2, 2021
VPRI Unit: Institutional Programs Office

The IPO is hosting Test Your Concept (TYC) sessions for researchers interested in submitting an application to the CFI IF 2022 competition.

Event Date: Jan 12, 2021
VPRI Unit: Institutional Programs Office

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...

Event Date: Nov 30, 2020
VPRI Unit: Institutional Programs Office

The CFI publishes periodic updates. Please follow the link to find the latest issue of the CFI update.

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