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Event Date: Dec 8, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC

Test Your Concept (TYC) sessions give applicants an opportunity to briefly present project plans and receive early feedback from and experienced panel prior to competition deadlines.  This year, our panel consists of Lisa Sundstrom, SSH RA and Professor in the Department of Political Science (PI of a SSHRC PDG), and Ben Mortenson, Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (Project Director of a SSHRC PG).

Contact Danica Kell to book your...

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Forty-one IDG projects and six PEG projects are led by UBC reseachers

Event Date: Oct 18, 2021
VPRI Unit: Research Ethics

The annual Clinical Research Ethics Symposium took place over two days in October and attracted around 90 attendees to each of three sessions. To watch the recorded sessions, go to: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ8i2T1UQ5OO09GLqMd1D9PxwmhnIGkyS.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Two major federal research programs announced new funding rounds earlier this week: the Canada First Research Excellence Fund and the Canada Excellence Research Chairs.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

https://publichumanities.ubc.ca/events/public-scholarship-series/informe...

 

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

A critical partnership linking three leading research organizations has been renewed for a third five-year term, an important milestone for a Max Planck Society-partnered collaboration.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

November 25, 2021

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, today announced a joint investment of $20 million to support new diabetes research teams across Canada.

Event Date: Feb 16, 2022
VPRI Unit: SPARC

SPARC in collaboration with UBC applicants has developed a new resource - a guide to completing the Partner Organization Form for partner organizations. The guide can be accessed in the NSERC Resources webpage of the SPARC website (CWL-protected) and can be freely shared with partner organizations.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Dr. Pieter Cullis is a recipient of the 2021 Prince Mahidol Award in recognition of his pioneering work on lipid nanoparticles (LNP), which has been critical to the development of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines and other life-saving medicines.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Award is in recognition of innovative contributions to the fields of wood science, chemical and biological engineering.

Event Date: Nov 15, 2021
VPRI Unit: Animal Care and Use Program

As we approach the upcoming holidays for calendar year 2021, please be advised of our order and delivery schedule.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

Jenn Jakobi has a passion for building equity, diversity and inclusion

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office

A total of 59 projects led by UBC researchers were awarded funding of $41.1 million, inlcuding $39.2m  for 50 Project Grants, $1.7m in Priority Announcement Fudning and $0.2m in Bridge Grants

Event Date: Nov 26, 2021
VPRI Unit: SPARC

SPARC is hosting Test Your Concept (TYC) panels for researchers interested in submitting applications to the 2022 New Frontiers in Research Fund Transformation Competition.

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...

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

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

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