News & Events


News & Events will be updated here and announced in LFS today as soon as we received them.
Please fell free to let us know (email us at lfs.research@ubc.ca ) if you find a good news/event that you’d like to share with your colleagues.


  • UBC Climate Change Research Symposium October 13 & 14
  • SPARC NSERC Discovery Grant  Webinars
  • PopData and DI Program partnership expands government data available to academic researchers
  • SSHRC would like to seek your input on the Imagining Canada’s Future (ICF) initiative
  • Advance notice of NEW SSHRC Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative to be launched later this summer
  • NSERC Alliance grants – National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships
  • UBC SPARC: Fall 2021 CIHR Project Grant Competition Overview
  • UBC SPARC: CIHR Project Grant Peer Review Roundtable
  • Pilot tri-agency interdisciplinary peer review committee bridges research fields
  • Announcing new Health After 2020 initiative and inaugural public lecture on July 14
  • SPARC Workshops for SSHRC Insight Grants
  • NSERC Discovery Horizons Webinar
  • NSERC Discovery Horizons Grants Launch and SPARC Support
  • Alliance Grants Option 2 Info Session
  • Innovation UBC Research Impact Challenge
  • CIHR Reviewer in Training (RiT) program
  • Cascadia Innovation Corridor Virtual Forum: Sustainable Agri-foods and Agri-tech in Cascadia
  • New Podcast Episode – Rewriting the Code of Life
  • Health Canada’s 2020 Virtual Stakeholder Meeting on Health Products
  • SPARC Support available for IDG 2021