Are you part of a UBC academic unit or research network? Want to learn about grant research funding opportunities in your area? Need to deposit, share/disseminate and preserve your grant-funded research output at UBC?
SPARC is pleased to share its upcoming Spring 2016 events and activities with UBC affiliated research institutes, centres and other organizations working in the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH).
At UBC, SPARC provides strategic project management expertise to enable cohesive team building and the preparation of competitive applications for major funding opportunities. Learn more about SPARC – Support Programs to Advance Research Capacity, a division of the Office of the Vice President Research & International.
cIRcle is an open access digital repository for published and unpublished material created by the UBC community and its partners. Its aim is to showcase and preserve UBC’s unique intellectual output by making content freely available to anyone, anywhere via the web. One recent example of such grant-funded research in cIRcle includes the Screens in Vancouver: Cinemagoing and the City in 1914 – SSHRC funded project (Council Grant number 430-2011-006).
Visit cIRcle, UBC’s Digital Repository to get started today!
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|New Offering: Test-Your-Concept Friday (TYCF)|
|Friday, April 15, 2016 – 9am to 12pm: TYC panels have improved the quality and success outcomes for faculty applying to funding competitions in SSHRC, CFI and CFREF. A panel of funding experts and past award recipients will provide advice on funding opportunities and strategies to boost your funding success with SSHRC (info and registration).||Online Registration|
|2016 SSH FUNDING LAUNCH|
|Next SSH Speaker Series: Monday, May 16, 2016 from 11:30am to 1pm
· New Internal Grant Programs (Hampton, Bridge Funding, Peter Wall Institute, Faculties)
· Upcoming External Funding Opportunities
· Successful Awardees
|Faculty of Arts SSHRC Workshop for Humanities Researchers|
|Thursday, May 12, 2016, 12:00 – 2:00pm: The Faculty of Arts in collaboration with SPARC will present a SSHRC workshop specifically for Humanities research applicants. Two humanities researchers who have sat on SSHRC Insight Grant Adjudication committees will offer advice on best approaches and how to avoid common problems. SPARC research development officers and the Arts grant facilitator will be available to respond to questions and describe support services. More information is available on the Faculty of Arts website.
|Insight Grants ($7K – 400K): long-term SSH research initiatives (3-5 years)|
|Faculty applying to SSHRC Insight Grants are supported by SPARC with the following services:
· SPARC Information Sessions and Workshops
· Internal Peer Review
· SPARC Review
· Sample Grants
Visit SPARC’s Insight Grant Webpage for details.
|Connection Grants ($7K-50K): short-term events, new partnerships and knowledge mobilization|
|SPARC offers full support for faculty applying to the SSHRC Connection Grants program. Important dates:
· $3,000 co-funding opportunity of VPRI Hampton Co-Funding program: apply by April 15, 2016
· SPARC review of draft applications or modules: available from now to April 15, 2016
· UBC Office of Research Services internal submission deadline: April 27, 2016
· SSHRC Deadline: May 2, 2016
|Partnership Development ($75K-200K) & Partnership Grants (up to $2.5M): foster new and large-scale research partnerships|
|SPARC offers high-level partnership brokering and proposal development to applicants applying for SSHRC Partnership and Partnership Development Grants. These include individual or group meetings, workshops, and an internal selection process and review. Researchers may also benefit from an additional $5,000 from the VPRI Hampton Co-Funding Program. To book a consultation please contact: Dawn Whitworth.