The UBC Research Digest is a summary of opportunities and deadlines curated from the university's institutional research-support service units at the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses. The digest is jointly distributed by the Offices of the Vice-President, Research
and Innovation and the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation (Okanagan).

UBC Research Digest

UBC Research Digest | February 2022

Research Opportunities & Funding

New Opportunities

Internal

UBCV & UBCO

Support for Community Groups Partnering with UBC

The Partner Recognition Fund from UBC Community Engagement is designed to help fill small resource gaps and support the work of community groups that partner with UBC. Apply by Mar. 5.

 

Offset Your Scholarly Publication Costs

The Scholarly Publication Fund provides partial subsidies towards the direct costs of publishing scholarly works in the social sciences and humanities, with priority given to scholarly works where subventions are required for publication. Apply by Mar. 15.

 

Implement Sustainable Practices and Technologies in Your Research Activities

The Green Labs Fund can award up to $4000 to support your innovative plan to improve sustainability in research labs or activities. Apply by Mar. 20.

 

UBCV

Apply for the Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer Rebate

UBC Green Labs now offers a rebate for purchasing energy-efficient models of ultra-low temperature freezers. Applications are accepted anytime.

External

Other Opportunities

Researchers interested in additional funding opportunities should refer to the ORS funding application submission guidelines relevant to their campus. Vancouver | Okanagan

Upcoming Deadlines

Internal

External

Please check individual opportunities for internal ORS submission deadlines relevant to your campus to ensure administrative review and timely submission. See Okanagan ORS website for all UBC Okanagan deadlines.

CFI

Review internal deadlines and procedures on the IPO website for all CFI funding opportunities to ensure timely submission.

CIHR
See CIHR's ResearchNet for additional opportunities including Catalyst, Operating and Team Grants. Review ORS guidelines for institutional approval and PI submission procedures for CIHR grants.

MSHRBC (formerly MSFHR)

NSERC

  • CREATE: Internal competition deadline Feb. 24.

SSHRC

Other

Workshops, Programs & Events

Workshops, Programs and Events

UBCV & UBCO

Contribute to UBC's Institutional Digital Strategy

Share your thoughts on the future of digital technologies that support teaching, learning and research at UBC in a post-pandemic context. Faculty focus groups Feb. 7 & 10.

 

NSERC CREATE Information Session

Get an overview of the CREATE program and application process. Hosted by NSERC. English: Feb. 10.

 

CIHR Project Grant: Spring 2022 Q&A

Ask questions and get answers on how to apply to CIHR's upcoming Project Grant funding opportunity. Hosted by CIHR. English: Feb. 17.

 

CIHR Institute of Aging Research Community Engagement Sessions

Join the CIHR Institute of Aging for an overview of their key research priorities for the coming years and engage in a discussion on the future of research on aging in Canada. Mar. 8, 10, 16 & 17.

 

UBCO

How to Get Grant Money in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Demystify the process of applying for funding and how the selection process works, and get concrete advice on how to get money for your research. Hosted by Public Humanities Hub - Okanagan as part of the Practical Matters Public Humanities Series. Feb. 7.

 

2022 Public Anthropology Speaker Series

Local, national and international speakers present their unique research and experiences related to public anthropology in areas such as Indigenous knowledge, migration, health, language, place, militarism, media, and food security. Hosted by the CE2 Lab at UBCO. Ongoing Fridays until Apr. 1.

Prizes & Recognition

Open Competitions

Internal

Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada

Diane Minshall UBC Memorial Award

Named in honour of a former UBC technician, the award supports participation in conferences and meetings expressly pertaining to the welfare and conditions of research and laboratory animals. Apply by Mar. 31.

 

Other Internal Awards:

External

The Office of Research Prizes & Awards is currently offering support for the following nomination opportunities:

 

Other Upcoming Awards & Prizes:

Support & Resources

UBCV & UBCO

Advance your Research While Supporting Student Workplace Learning

NSERC's Undergraduate Student Research Awards provide up to $6k in wage subsidies to hire Canadian undergraduate students to further research full-time during summer 2022, fall 2022 or winter 2023. Application deadlines range up to Mar. 15.

Support and Resources for Tri-Agency Funding Competitions

SPARC and ORS (Okanagan) can provide support and/or resources for the following funding opportunities:

  • CIHR

    • Project Grant

  • NSERC

    • Alliance

    • CREATE

  • SSHRC

    • Connection Grants

    • Partnership Engage Grants

    • Partnership Grants – Stage 1

See the SPARC website for the latest updates to grant development services as well as related workshops or contact SPARC. Researchers from UBCO should contact the ORS research development team.

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Research and Innovation
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Vancouver, BC

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Research and Innovation
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Kelowna, BC
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