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
lara.boyd@ubc.ca
604-822-7197

Prof. Leonard Foster (CFI, BCKDF)
CFI Advisor
foster@chibi.ubc.ca
604-822-8311 

Prof. Alan Kingstone (SSHRC, Hampton Fund etc.)
Social Sciences & Humanities Research Advisor
alan.kingstone@ubc.ca
604-822-9230

Prof. Tim Salcudean (NSERC NSF etc.)
Sciences & Engineering Research Advisor
tims@ece.ubc.ca
604-822-3243