Active Programs

Deadline: June 1, 2020.
We are seeking applications for new interdisciplinary working groups comprised of scholars and non-academic participants. Preference will be given to proposals that aim to advance knowledge in relation to pandemics and produce outcomes such as rapid publications that include policy recommendations.

Four recently funded interdisciplinary groups of experts are developing novel policy recommendations with relevance to COVID-19.

The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Wall Scholars Research Award is available to full-time, tenured or tenure-track UBC faculty members, to spend one year in residence at the Peter Wall Institute, in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Institute has temporarily suspended funding new International Research Roundtables that involve international travel and in-person meetings. However we are accepting applications for Virtual Roundtables.  The program deadline is June 1, 2020....

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

Deadline: June 1, 2020.
The Institute is seeking applications for 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.