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  1. July 26, 2022

    Info Session on RSC Nominations

    New event: VPRI's Office of Research Prizes and Awards will be hosting a Royal Society of Canada (RSC) representative to discuss RSC nominations of Fellows and members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, including an overview of the distinctions, nomination process and guidelines, and Q and A. 

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  2. July 21, 2022

    Info Sessions on UBC Internal Awards

    VPRI's Office of Research Prizes and Awards will be hosting two information sessions about the Internal Faculty Research Awards (expression of intent requested by Sept 15, submission deadline Nov 15).

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  3. order of canada medal
    July 7, 2022

    UBC Faculty Among Latest Order of Canada Appointees

    On June 29, 2022, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 85 new appointments to the Order of Canada and 4 promotions within the Order. Past and present UBC faculty members are among the new appointees.

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  4. Pieter Cullis
    April 5, 2022

    Dr. Pieter Cullis named 2022 Canada Gairdner Award laureate

    UBC Medicine professor Dr. Pieter Cullis has been named a 2022 Canada Gairdner International Award laureate for his pioneering work developing the lipid nanoparticle delivery technology that enables mRNA therapeutics such as the highly effective COVID-19 mRNA vaccines.

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  5. Dr. Shawn Mansfield
    February 23, 2022

    Dr. Shawn Mansfield named AAAS Fellow

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has elected Dr.

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