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COVID & Research at VIU

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants (PEG) COVID-19 Special Initiative Deadline: June 15, and Sept. 15, 2020

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response is looking for high quality research that evaluates BC’s response to the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and informs ongoing response, especially strategies for avoiding or mitigating subsequent waves of transmission. CONTINUOUS INTAKE UNTIL May 19, 2020. Please contact Roisin Mulligan

Upcoming COVID Research Related Zoom Webinars: 

NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Wednesday May 13, 2pm, Via Zoom (link below)
Roisin will highlight key features of NSERC’s Alliance (Partnership) program with insight into their new COVID-19 stream. NSERC will support collaborations between academic researchers and the public, not-for-profit and industry sectors. Partner entities do not need to provide matching cash. Applications to the Alliance COVID-19 stream do not count towards NSERC’s limits on application numbers from PIs or partners. The project must support research and analysis activities that address partner organization questions or issue in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Apply by June 1. Up to $50,000 Led by Roisin Mulligan

Conducting research and scholarly activity during a pandemic: VIU’s COVID-19 guidelines, what you need to know
Wednesday May 27, 1pm Via Zoom (copy link below)
The COVID 19 outbreak has impacted how faculty and students can engage in scholarship, research and creative activity. Join this session to learn about VIU’s guidelines for conducting research during the pandemic. Led by Nicole Vaugeois and Chris Turner

Review VIU's COVID Research Guidelines

Watch the April 15th Zoom Lunch & Learn on The Origins of Coronaviruses and Why COVID-19 is Not the End of the Story with Dr. Christian Lange

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