Funding Agency Advisors

The VPRI Office appoints four faculty members to act as UBC's liaison with key federal funding agencies: NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR and CFI.

These advisors work closely with researchers to disseminate information and develop initiatives that support research and scholarship in each area. 

Researchers may contact the advisors directly:

Prof. Lara Boyd (CIHR, MSFHR, NIH etc.)
Health Research Advisor

Prof. Leonard Foster (CFI, BCKDF)
CFI Advisor

Prof. Alan Kingstone (SSHRC, Hampton Fund etc.)
Social Sciences & Humanities Research Advisor

Prof. Tim Salcudean (NSERC NSF etc.)
Sciences & Engineering Research Advisor