News & Events

View recent news releases and events relating to Research and the Providence Health Care Research Institute.

What's New in Addiction Medicine [Vol. 59]

This lunch-time series featuring local and international experts, clinicians, and researchers who will deliver the latest research and information on novel, evidence-based addiction medicine topics.

Congratulations 2018 Faculty of Medicine Award winners

Several PHC-affiliated researchers recently received 2018 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards, which recognize faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service. 

Announcing the Team Grant competition

Projects for this competition are directly relevant to current health care issues within VCH and PHC and based on the collaboration between health care providers and experienced researchers.

Research and Privacy event

Join Janet Scott from Providence Health Care’s Privacy Office for a conversation about RESEARCH and PRIVACY.

MSFHR Research Trainee Awards announced

Thirty-three post-doctoral fellows have received funding in the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research’s 2018 Research Trainee competition. PHCRI partnered to co-fund two of the researchers.

Tracey Morrison Public Lecture: Speakers of Substance

This month, the BC Centre on Substance Use will hold the first in its new public lecture series called the Tracey Morrison Public Lecture: Speakers of Substance. These lectures will be a platform for important voices in substance use practice and policy: those with lived experience with substance use alongside those who bring research and clinical expertise.

Heart + Lung Health FEST

Mark your calendars! Heart + Lung Health FEST 2019 will take place February 6-9 at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront.

Gairdner Symposium

This free public lecture is hosted by Dr. Michael Hayden, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia.

$1.6M federal grant supports women’s heart health study

Dr. Karin Humphries and her team want to improve health outcomes for women with suspected heart disease. Their “CODE-MI” study is one of several PHC research projects that were successful in the recent CIHR Spring Project Grant competition.