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Congratulations to Dr. David Wright!

Congratulations to Dr. David Wright!

A warm congratulations to Dr. David Wright (PI) in the School of Kinesiology for his successful CIHR Project Grant application! Dr. Wright and his co-applicant Dr. Margaret Hahn (U Toronto) were awarded $956,250 for their project Targeting the Exercise-Inducible Signalling Factor FGF21 as a Novel Approach to Mitigate the Side Effects of Antipsychotics.  Project abstract: […]

Faculty of Education International Research Visiting Fellowship (IRVF)

Download IRVF Application Form & Instructions Here [PDF] Program Link: https://ore.educ.ubc.ca/research/internal-and-external-funding/ Sponsor: UBC Faculty of Education Value: Up to three fellowships valued at a maximum $8,000 will be awarded in this competition. Description: PROGRAM OBJECTIVES The Faculty of Education at The University of British Columbia is pleased to receive nominations for International Research Visiting Fellowships […]

Congratulations to Dr. Eli Puterman, member to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists!

Congratulations to Dr. Eli Puterman, member to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists!

The Faculty of Education is extremely pleased to learn that Dr. Eli Puterman, Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology, and Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity and Health, has been inducted as a member to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Founded in 2014, the College is […]

Research Infrastructure Support Services (RISS) Grant

Research Infrastructure Support Services (RISS) Grant

The Faculty of Education’s Research Infrastructure Support Services (RISS) program is designed to help Education faculty pursue excellent research as defined by the disciplines represented within the Departments and the Schools, by supporting activities and expenses that are typically ineligible for support from research grants or for which stand-alone support is challenging. RISS supports are […]

Congratulations to Newly Appointed David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education, Dr. Surita Jhangiani!

Congratulations to Newly Appointed David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education, Dr. Surita Jhangiani!

The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate Dr. Surita Jhangiani from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education (ECPS) for being appointed as the David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education for a three-year term (July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2026). Dr. Jhangiani’s vision for the Chair is to equip educators […]

Congratulations to Dr. Cash Ahenakew and his EDST co-applicants Dr. Sharon Stein and Dr. Vanessa Andreotti for the renewal of their Research Excellence Cluster

Congratulations to Dr. Cash Ahenakew and his EDST co-applicants Dr. Sharon Stein and Dr. Vanessa Andreotti for the renewal of their Research Excellence Cluster

Congratulations to Dr. Cash Ahenakew and his EDST co-applicants Dr. Sharon Stein and Dr. Vanessa Andreotti for the renewal of their Research Excellence Cluster in the most recent Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters competition! Theirs was one of 38 clusters funded in the last competition and one of 15 that were renewed. The GCRC program […]

Congratulations to PWIAS Catalyst Collaboration Fund Awardees

Congratulations to PWIAS Catalyst Collaboration Fund Awardees

Congratulations to Drs. Cash Ahenakew (EDST) and Liv Yoon (KIN) for being awarded Peter Wall Institute for Advances Studies Catalyst Collaboration Fund (Cycle 2) grants! The PWIAS Catalyst Collaboration program is designed to support collaborative research projects, events, knowledge translation and mobilization related to the climate and nature emergency. Below is a short description of […]

Congratulations to Dr. Guofang Li

Congratulations to Dr. Guofang Li

Congratulations to Dr. Guofang Li, Professor, Department of Language and Literacy Education, on her 7-year reappointment as the Tier I Canada Research Chair in Transnational/Global Perspectives of Language and Literacy Education of Children and Youth. The VP Research & Innovation announcement about UBC’s new and renewed CRCs may be found here. Dr. Li’s research program […]

Faculty of Education Jacqueline Farquhar Endowment for Children’s Mental Health

Faculty of Education Jacqueline Farquhar Endowment for Children’s Mental Health

Program Link: https://ore.educ.ubc.ca/research/internal-and-external-funding/ Sponsor:  Faculty of Education Value: Up to $10,000 Description: PROGRAM OBJECTIVES Funding for the Faculty of Education Jacqueline Farquhar Endowment for Children’s Mental Health is made available through a fund established by the Vancouver School Board and Jacqueline’s family and friends, and is specifically designed to carry on her passion for enhancing […]