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VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Jul 6, 2020

49 projects led by UBC researchers supported as part of $91M national investment.

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VPRI Unit: Animal Care and Use Program
Feed Publication Date: Jul 1, 2020

The ACS Training team is resuming in-person training courses starting the week of July 6, 2020 in a limited capacity.

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VPRI Unit: Research Ethics
Feed Publication Date: Jun 28, 2020

Based on the findings of a specially convened task force,  UBC Vancouver and Okanagan Behavioural Research Ethics Boards have updated their review processes to allow for the limited resumption of on- and off-campus in-person behavioural research. The health and safety of the UBC and broader community continues to be our first priority.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Jun 25, 2020

Funding awarded through NSERC's Discovery Grants competitions.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Jun 25, 2020

Twenty-one doctoral students at UBC have received a Vanier Canada Graduate Fellowship, and three postdoctoral fellows have received a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.

 

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Jun 25, 2020

Funding supports 19 UBC-led projects in drug research, global health, obstetrics, medical imaging, public health, and Indigenous health.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Jun 11, 2020

UBC researchers lead three projects supported by SSHRC Partnership Grants and a further six projects through SSHRC Partnership Development Grants.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Jun 11, 2020

Funding supports 20 UBC-led projects that bring disciplines together in nontraditional ways to explore new research directions.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Jun 11, 2020

UBC is embarking on a search for a new Associate Vice-President, Research & Innovation to succeed Professor Helen Burt who completes her term in early 2021.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Jun 11, 2020
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Jun 11, 2020

Amanda Vincent becomes first marine conservationist to win Indianapolis Prize. 

Event Date: Jun 10, 2020
VPRI Unit: Sequencing and Bioinformatics Consortium
Feed Publication Date: Jun 9, 2020

As we look towards a phased resumption of on-campus research activities, we appreciate that many of you are actively planning your projects and experiments. 

We are pleased to now offer virtual office hours to answer questions about sequencing methods, project planning or if you would like to understand mnore about UBC sequencing resources and how they can be integrated into your research. These virtual office hours provide direct online access to our technical experts. Office...

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VPRI Unit: Animal Care and Use Program
Feed Publication Date: Jun 9, 2020

As we are beginning to adjust to phased resumption of on-campus research, we are actively preparing to resume animal user training.

Event Date: Jun 9, 0000
VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: Jun 8, 2020

UBC Advanced Research Computing is providing support to UBC researchers engaged in research into designing a universal antibody therapy that can predict and counter mutations in the novel coronavirus.

UBC’s Dr. Robert Brunham, Steven Plotkin, and Natalie Strynadka—along with a team of commercial and academic collaborators—are one step closer to achieving this thanks to a $1.8 million grant from the Digital Technology Supercluster COVID-19 Program, which aims to find solutions to...

Event Date: Jun 4, 2020
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Jun 3, 2020
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Jun 2, 2020
Event Date: May 26, 2020
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: May 25, 2020
VPRI Unit: Research Ethics
Feed Publication Date: May 14, 2020

Are you conducting health-related research and want to recruit BC residents?

REACH BC is an online provincial platform that connects British Columbians with health research opportunities.

VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: May 13, 2020

Presenter: Ken Bigelow, Systems Administrator with the Advanced Research Computing group at UBC

Topic: Sole Stacking – Accessing the Compute Canada software stack outside of traditional HPC

Time: May 19, 2020 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Event Date: May 12, 2020
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: May 11, 2020
VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: Apr 30, 2020

The UBC Library Research Commons has launched Geodisy, an open-source tool that allows users to search online for Canadian research data through map-based discovery.

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