Awards and Funding

MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) competition

Applications are now open for MSFHR's 2019 Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) competition.

This program is designed to grow research capacity in this area by helping clinically active BC health professionals to devote time and expertise to a research problem and bring new evidence and solutions into practice within the health system.

Key dates:

  • Application support webinar: January 16, 2019, 10 a.m. PT
  • Letter of intent deadline: February 11, 2019, 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Full application deadline: April 17, 2019, 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Anticipated notice of funding decision: Early August 2019
  • Anticipated start of funding: September 1, 2019

2019 MSFHR Innovation to Commercialization (I2C)

Applications are now open for the 2019 Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) competition. The letter of intent deadline is March 14, with full applications due May 2, 2019.

MSFHR's I2C Program provides funding to help BC health researchers move their health innovations towards practical application to improve health outcomes, benefit society, and enrich the health innovation ecosystem.

Key dates

  • Letter of intent deadline: March 14, 2019*
  • Full application deadline: May 2, 2019
  • Anticipated start of funding: October 1, 2019

MSFHR Convening and Collaborating competition

C2 awards support meaningful collaboration and knowledge sharing between health researchers and research users, and the co-development of research questions and processes. Projects might include developing a research agenda, building a new partnership, or evaluating a peer support initiative.

Key dates:

  • Applications open: Early April 2019
  • Application deadline: May 30, 2019, 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Anticipated notice of funding decision: Early August 2019
  • Anticipated start of funding: September 1, 2019

See details here

MSFHR Reach Competition

Each award will help teams of health researchers and research users to co-develop events, activities, and/or tools to share research findings and disseminate research evidence beyond the normal researcher peer group to reach audiences who can directly use the knowledge.

Projects might include a social media initiative, educational symposium, or a learning curriculum.

Key dates:

  • Applications open: Early April 2019
  • Application deadline: May 30, 2019, 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Anticipated notice of funding decision: Early August 2019
  • Anticipated start of funding: September 1, 2019

See details here.

2019 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards

Faculty of Medicine awards provide a tremendous opportunity to acknowledge outstanding faculty and staff who are dedicated to building the future and advancing the mission and goals of the Faculty.

Nominations for the 2019 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards are now open, submit a nomination by April 15. The recipients will be announced this summer, and the awards will be presented at our annual reception in the fall.

See details here.