2018 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Competition Results
A total of 27 established and emerging Research Excellence Clusters to receive funding.
Government of Canada launches new research fund to push beyond the frontiers of Canadian science
First stream launched under the new fund is open to emerging, early career researchers focused on shaping Canada’s future. NOI deadline: January 11, 2019.
PICS invites applications for new $1M climate solutions research partnerships
The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) welcomes proposals for its new $1M Theme Partnership Program, which will connect top researchers with policy and industry leaders to develop climate change solutions for British Columbia and beyond
Canada Invests in First-of-its-Kind Robotic Platform at University of British Columbia
Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, today announced an $8-million investment to develop a first-of-its-kind robotic platform called Ada that uses artificial intelligence to accelerate the development process for new materials to improve energy efficiency.
UBC faculty named AAAS Fellows
Dr. Eric Eich (Psychology) and Dr. Sarah Gergel (Forest and Conservation Sciences) to be recognized at the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
UBC Researchers Recognized by Mitacs for Innovation and Leadership
Emily Giroux, UBC Okanagan Master's student, and Foresty professor Scott Hinch win awards
Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster officially launches with $153M in funding
SSHRC Storytellers Contest Opens
Contest challenges postsecondary students from across the country to show Canadians how SSHRC-funded research is affecting our lives, our world and our future prosperity. January 31, 2019 deadline.
Federal government announces investment in Canada Research Chairs Program
Significant increase in chairs announced alongside new and renewed chairholders - including 23 at UBC.
CFI Innovation Fund
In advance of the anticipated CFI call for Innovation Fund proposals expected in early 2019, UBC faculty are invited to submit an internal expression of interest by January 11, 2019.