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Funding Opportunities

CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grants

Sponsor: Canadian Institutes for Health Research’s (CIHR) Institutes and Initiatives

UBC Deadline: February 22, 2017
Sponsor Deadline: February 28, 2017

Value: The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $1,270,000. The maximum amount per grant varies by Institute/Initiative but will not exceed $25,000 and is for up to one (1) year.

Note: This funding opportunity is not intended to support the direct cost of research (e.g., pilot projects, feasibility studies or operating grants), principal and co-investigator salaries or research equipment. Please also note that primary research or primary data collection will not be supported through this funding opportunity. Any activity that may be perceived as such should be justified (e.g., surveying individuals for the purpose of the project).
Posted January 31, 2017 @11:24 am

2017 Yidan Prize for Education Research and Yidan Prize for Education Development

Sponsor: Yidan Prize Foundation

UBC Deadline: March 1, 2017
Sponsor Deadline: March 31, 2017

Value: Yidan Prize Laureate receives a gold medal and a total of HK$30 million (US$3.9 million) including a cash prize of HK$15 million (US$1.9 million) and a project fund of HK$15 million.

Details: With a vision to make the world a better place, the Yidan Prize reaches out to the world to give recognition to individuals with outstanding accomplishments in education research and development. This annual award aims to empower change makers in education, build a global community of education leaders and, ultimately, create long-lasting, enlightening impacts on humankind as a whole.

Only 2 awards globally. May be awarded to individuals or to teams of up to three people.

Established in 2016 as the world’s biggest education awards, the inaugural prizes will be given in 2017 in two categories:

  • Yidan Prize for Education Research, recognizing outstanding research that contributes in significant ways to education
  • Yidan Prize for Education Development, recognizing innovative ideas that tackle important challenges in the field of education

Posted February 1, 2017 @11:49 am
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News & Highlights

2016 Recipient for the Herbert T. Coutts Distinguished Service Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Victor Glickman, Director, Edudata Canada as the recipient of the 2016 Herbert T. Coutts Distinguished Service Award.
Posted May 30, 2016 @9:23 am

2015 Outstanding Contribution Award from the journal Visual Art Research!

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Rocha, EDST as the recipient of the 2015 outstanding contribution award from the journal Visual Art Research for his paper A Tale of Three Cubicles (Vol. 41, 2, issue 81).
Posted May 13, 2016 @7:45 am

2016 Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research!

Congratulations to Dr. Eli Puterman (KIN) for receiving a 2016 Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research!
Posted May 12, 2016 @8:47 am

Ministry of Education Grant!

Congratulations to Dr. Kadriye Ercikan (ECPS) for receiving a grant from the BC Ministry of Education!
Posted April 19, 2016 @10:53 am

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