International Funding Opportunities

The Invited International Distinguished Visitor Fund

The Invited International Distinguished Visitor Fund provides opportunities for UBC Okanagan faculty to invite international colleagues to visit UBC and engage with the campus community and share their research and expertise. Examples of engagement activities include providing presentations and workshops; conducting research activities; and collaborating with faculty and students.  The application must be submitted by a faculty member at UBC’s Okanagan campus on behalf of their international colleague for this funding. The Office of Research Services is available to facilitate the pairing of suitable research colleagues if an interested international applicant is not currently connected with a faculty member at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

To apply for this funding opportunity visit: The Office of Research Services Internal Funding Opportunities

Summary of Successful Applicants I.I.D.V

For more information, please contact Raina Reddecliff, Associate Director, Campus Internationalization at raina.reddecliff@ubc.ca

 

Erasmus Mundus Nova Domus Project, Europe

Nova Domus an Erasmus Mundus funded project for short-term mobilities between USA/Canada and Europe for Doctoral students and Post-Doctorates.

The project’s fifth and FINAL call for applicants is now open, and applications are being accepted and considered on a continuous basis until 31 December 2016.

Length of mobility: Doctorate: 10 months; Post-Doctorate: 6 months

Thematic fields:

Medical Sciences: Public Health; Medical Technology; Biomedicine; Others: Medical Sciences

Natural Sciences: Physics (photonics); Chemistry; Biochemistry; Others: Natural Sciences.

Engineering, Technology: Materials Sciences; Chemical Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Others: Engineering-Technology

Political Sciences (New)

Participating Partners: Leuven University, Belgium; University of Bologna, Italy; Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain; University Pompeu Fabra, Spain; Lund University, Sweden; University of Glasgow, United Kingdom; Brown University, United States; Dalhousie University, Canada; University of Montreal, Canada; University of Ottawa, Canada

Associate partners: Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain; Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya- Barcelonatech, Spain; McGill University, Canada; Johns Hopkins University, United States; University of Georgia, United States

For further information or to apply visit: http://novadomus.ub.edu/

For more information, please contact Raina Reddecliff, Associate Director, Campus Internationalization at raina.reddecliff@ubc.ca

 

Reichwald Germanic Studies Award for Research & Creative Activity

The intent of the Reichwald Germanic Studies Award for Research and Creative Activity is to promote and to facilitate faculty research and creative activity related to any area of German society. The award will support a tenured or tenure-track faculty member at UBC’s Okanagan campus to undertake research or creative activity that engages with issues of relevance to the German-Canadian community or to German intellectual, scientific, historical, political, socio-economic, and/or cultural development within Canada or internationally. The research or creative activity must be related to German society, but need not take place in Germany. See the Program Terms below for full details on this opportunity.

For further information or to apply for funding visit: The Office of Research Services Internal Funding Opportunities