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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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This program is currently not accepting new applications.


International Research Roundtables are aimed at fostering excellence in research, and serving as a catalyst for collaborative research between international scholars and UBC scholars. They will provide...

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.