From: The Office of the Vice-President Research & International
To: Associate Deans Research, President’s Advisory Committee – Major Awards, Faculty Research Awards Committee, Liu Institute, Peter Wall Institute, Hospital Affiliates, Award & Grant Facilitators.
Please share the following information with Department Heads and Faculty Members:
MAJOR EXTERNAL AWARD DEADLINES: Please visit this page to view available awards and deadlines. The call is open for the Prix Galien, Sloan Fellowships, Gairdner and many others. The Order of Canada is open for nominations throughout the year. https://research.ubc.ca/support-resources/awards-applications-nominations/external-awards-deadlines
VPRIO AWARD DOCUMENT LIBRARY: Resources and support materials for applications and nominations can be accessed by the UBC community through the Award Document Library on our SharePoint site (CWL and access via a campus network or VPN is required) https://vpri.share.ubc.ca/Awards
CREATING A DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC AWARD LIST: The Departmental Awards Committee Manual created by Dr. Mel Comisarow (Professor Emeritus of Chemistry) is a useful guide. A copy is available for download in the VPRIO Award Document Library.
UBC’S INTERNAL RESEARCH AWARDS: The official call for nominations for UBC’s Faculty Research Awards will be released in June.
NOMINATION TRACKING – MAJOR EXTERNAL AWARDS: If you are planning to submit a nomination for one of the major external awards, please advise the Faculty Awards Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org so nomination activity can be effectively and confidentially tracked. Tracking UBC’s participation in major external award competitions is an institutional priority.