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The PWIAS has funded four new Working Groups, focusing on how COVID-19 affects our society in areas such as personal privacy, higher education, epidemiology, and religion.

Virtual Roundtables will support interdisciplinary working groups comprised of international scholars and non-academic participants, drawn from multiple disciplines.

Since 2014, The Wall Scholars Program has brought together diverse groups of scholars from UBC and around the world for year-long residences at the Peter Wall Institute to engage in deep, unconstrained research in an immersive, interdisciplinary environment. 

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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Institute has temporarily suspended funding new International Research Roundtables that involve international travel and in-person meetings.

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The Institute provides support to invite outstanding international scholars to work collaboratively with UBC faculty members on innovative research.

This program seeks projects exploring immediate solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences to society. Outcomes should aim to implement such solutions through collaborations with community partners.