External Resources

TitleDescription
Faculty Mentoring Program One of the most helpful resources for a new faculty member to develop their research program is the guidance of a senior researcher who has been through the process before.
Network of Networks (N2)An alliance of Canadian research networks and organizations working to enhance national clinical research capability and capacity
Office of Biobank Education and Research (OBER)To provide support for BC biobanks through education on biospecimen science and communication of best practices and standards for biobanking, in order to advance translational health research in BC.
Research Information Services (RISE)RISe is an online research administration tool that allows researchers and administrators to manage applications online through the process that can be tracked to approval, certification or awarding of funds.
Support Program to Advance Research Capacity (SPARC)Full service office supporting strategic funding proposals with professional services such as internal review and resources such as a grant library.
UBC LibraryThe library website is a great place to get your literature search started. Find out what journals UBC has access to, how to access them, as well as information about citations and library workshops.
RefWorksA web-based reference software that allows you to download and manage references, then cite them in your work, or share them with other researchers using RefShare. UBC library has an account with RefWorks, meaning it is free to used for UBC faculty, staff, and students.
PubMedThe definitive site for searching health research articles. If you are trying to access a journal from home that UBC has a license for, check here for information.
NCBI BookshelfA collection of reference books on life science and health research topics. Subjects include Health Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Health Policy, Comparative Effectiveness Research, and others.
BC Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (BCCRIN) Goal of developing and promoting BC to become a premier international location for clinical research to benefit all stakeholders especially patients.
VCHRI Clinical Research Unit (CRU)The CRU provides assistance to investigators (including new and occasional investigators) to conduct biomedical or health-related human clinical trials that follow a pre-defined protocol.