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VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: May 13, 2016

Who: The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers. You don’t need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.Date: Saturday, May 14th 9:00 am – 4:30 pm & Sunday, May 15th – 9:00 am to 4:30 pmLocation: OnlineRegistration: $25 plus fees, register here. ECOSCOPE trainees contact: info.ecoscope@ubc.ca to register. We have a no refund policy.

VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: May 13, 2016

Date: May 14-15Location:Room LSC3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, UBC.

VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: May 11, 2016

Date/time: Thursday, May 12, 1.00 - 3.00pm MDT

Location: Online 

Event Description

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: May 10, 2016

We invite faculty members to submit proposals up to $100,000  to develop and grow clusters of research excellence within the Social Sciences and Humanities at UBC. Deadline: July 4th. 

VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: May 10, 2016

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 1.00-2.00 PM Location: Michael Smith Labs, Multipurpose Room, 2185 East Mall 

VPRI Unit: Advanced Research Computing
Feed Publication Date: May 9, 2016

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 10

Location: 11.00am - 12.30pm MDT

Speaker Info: John Simpson Digital Humanities Specialist Compute Canada

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VPRI Unit: Research Ethics
Feed Publication Date: May 5, 2016

A joint certificate of approval has been launched in RISe for ethics applications that are harmonized under the BC Ethics Harmonization Initiative. Partners in the harmonization initiative are: Fraser Health, Interior Health, Island Health, Northern Health, Simon Fraser University, the University of Northern BC, University of Victoria and all UBC-affiliated REBs.

New certificates will now display each of the reviewing REBs and will show which REB acted as the Board of Record...

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: May 4, 2016
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 19, 2016
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 18, 2016
VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 14, 2016

After more than a decade of outstanding service to UBC as Vice-President, Research and International, Dr. John Hepburn has announced he is stepping down effective May 28 to assume a new role as Vice-President, Research at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research in Toronto.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 11, 2016

As part of UBC's Centennial celebrations, the emerging research workshop on epigenetics is being held on April 27-29. Register now to attend the workshop and/or public event to learn how epigenetics remembers the past to shape your future.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 7, 2016

This speaker series is for researchers seeking to fund projects in the social sciences and humanities.    

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 7, 2016

SPARC workshop - May 5

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 7, 2016

Test Your Concept panels have improved the quality and success outcomes for faculty applying to funding competitions in SSHRC, CFI and CFREF.Register by April 12.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Apr 3, 2016

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program is for early-career researchers within their first five years of a full-time academic research and teaching appointment. Deadline May 2.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 14, 2016

UBC’s new Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) aims to transform the university into a global leader in economics by using the power of data to explore pressing social issues.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 9, 2016

Vancouver-based diamond pioneer and philanthropist Stewart Blusson and his wife, Marilyn, have donated $11 million to quantum materials research at UBC. In recognition of the gift, the Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute has been named in honour of the geology alumnus (BSc ’60).

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Mar 1, 2016

UBC researcher Peter Winterburn has taken up the newly created NSERC/AcmeLabs/Bureau Veritas Minerals Industrial Research Chair in Exploration Geochemistry.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Feb 29, 2016

Research into forest renewal, quantum computer nanotechnology, solar power, high-tech manufacturing, forestry products and the Subarctic ocean climate supported by latest funding.

VPRI Unit: VP Research & Innovation Office
Feed Publication Date: Feb 17, 2016

Dugan O'Neil, Compute Canada Chief Science Officer, and Chuck Humphrey, Director of Portage, will talk about collaborative initiatives for research data management

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