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Announcing the 2021 Graduate and Fellowship Award in Women’s Health Recipients

The Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI) is very pleased to congratulate the recipients of the 2021 Graduate and Fellowship Research Award in Women’s Health. This competition was funded thanks to the dedicated support of the BC Women’s Health Foundation. The WHRI launched this award in 2020 with a goal of creating a funding opportunity specific […]

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Kate Wahl named one of the 2021 CIHR & Michael Smith Health Research BC co-funded Health System Impact Fellows

Congratulations to Kate Wahl who has been named a 2021 CIHR & Michael Smith Health Research BC co-funded Health System Impact Fellows. Kate’s work is in support of equitable access to contraception, and will contribute to the policy roll out of free prescription contraception in British Columbia. You can learn more about Kate’s work here.

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Dr. Luis Nacul receives CIHR funding for research on post-COVID fatigue syndrome

Congratulations to Dr. Luis Nacul, principal investigator of a team that recently received an Operating Grant: Emerging COVID-19 Research Gaps & Priorities through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. ‘Post-covid fatigue syndrome’ (PCFS) is a term being used to describe a set of symptoms in people who have not recovered to previous levels of health […]

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Congratulations to the Spring 2021 CIHR Grant Recipients!

Congratulations to the WHRI members who led and co-led the successful Spring CIHR Project, Priority Announcement, and Operating grants. CIHR PROJECT GRANTS Indispensable Amino Acid Requirements in Pregnancy and Lactation Principal Investigator: Rajavel Elango* Amount: $726,750 (5 yrs) Making an impact on rural health: Scaling-out and evaluating the implementation and effectiveness of an evidence-based diabetes […]

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UBC announces funding for Research Excellence Clusters in 2021/22

This week the University of British Columbia announced thirty-five Research Excellence Clusters funded for the 2021/22 academic year. The clusters “are inter-departmental networks of researchers at UBC who collectively represent leaders in a particular field of study.” WHRI members Dr. Patti Jansen, Dr. Liisa Galea, and Dr. Gavin Stuart are leads on three of the […]

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CIHR Fall 2020 Project Grant Competition Results

Congratulations to the recipients of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research 2020 Fall Project Grant Competition! Several members of the WHRI were a part of successful teams: CIHR Project Grants Materials and Technologies for Highly Sensitive Biomarker Analysis of Extracellular Vesicles Toward Cancer Diagnostics PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Walter R Algar, Karla Williams* CO-INVESTIGATORS N/A AMOUNT $367,200 […]

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MSFHR announces recipients of the Convening & Collaborating and Reach competitions

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research has announced the results of its two knowledge translation competitions. We were excited to see a number of WHRI members among the recipients of both the Convening & Collaborating and Reach Awards: Convening & Collaborating Awards Dr. Kristin Campbell Building A Collaborative Research Agenda For Virtual Exercise And […]

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2020 Women’s Health Research Institute Catalyst Grant Recipients

The Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI) is very pleased to congratulate the recipients of the 2020 Women’s Health Research Institute Catalyst Grants. This competition was funded thanks to the dedicated support of the BC Women’s Health Foundation. This grant competition provides support for pilot studies in women’s and newborn’s health, which aim to generate preliminary […]

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2020 Graduate and Fellowship Research Award in Women’s Health Recipients

The Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI) is very pleased to congratulate the recipients of the 2020 Graduate and Fellowship Research Award in Women’s Health. This competition was funded thanks to the dedicated support of the BC Women’s Health Foundation. In 2020, the WHRI offered the Graduate and Fellowship Research Award in Women’s Health to create […]

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