Richmond Research Support

This portal is a space for all VCH-Richmond staff to stay updated on announcements, events, and resources shared and organized by the Richmond Research Support Unit (a part of VCH Research Institute). All are welcome to use and share the resources provided on this page to help support research across VCH-Richmond. 

Are you interested in sharing your research ideas? Feel free to join our Research Assistance Community (RAC) held every 3-4 months to champion research for your department.

Want to learn more about research? Attend any of the workshops offered through our Richmond Research Education Series.


  • Research Showcase Event: December 5, 2019
  • Research Education Series: Introduction to Questionnaire Development: December 5, 2019
  • Funding opportunities
    • $75,000 available to support an innovative reseach project (contact us to learn more)
    • $75,000/year for two years available to support clinician salary buy-out to pursue research (contact us to learn more)
  • Team Grant 2019 competition recipients: Dr. Amrish Joshi and Dr. Lillian Hung
  • Research Challenge competition recipients: Shelley Yuen and Cheryl Chan

Upcoming Events


Richmond Research Education Series

Richmond Research Showcase 
  • December 5 , 2019
    • Workshop: 10:00am to 11:30am
    • Poster viewing: 11:45am to 12:00pm
    • Event: 12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Please see poster and agenda 

Richmond Research Support Unit Contacts


Eric Liow, Research Facilitator 
Phone: 604-970-5284
Availability: Monday at Richmond Hospital and Tuesday at Richmond Public Health (availability subject change due to off-site meetings)

Amy, Booth, Research Coordinator (Available Mon-Fri)
Phone: 604-233-3109
Availability: Monday - Friday 


  1. Richmond Hospital (3rd floor, Green Zone, Rm 3051A)
  2. Richmond Public Health (9th floor, 929J and 929K)

    Get in Touch with us

    Please complete the following form to: 

    • request a research consultation with Amy and/or Eric
    • request research services support (project coordination, grant writing, ethics and operational approval support, etc.)
    • request volunteer support
    • suggest topics for our research eduation series
    • suggest any ideas (big or small) to improve research at Richmond