Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) offers internal awards and funding competitions for individual investigators and research teams that foster continuity in their work and bring discovery from bench to bedside.
Each year VCHRI provides approximately $1.8M in funding for salary- and project-based awards, annually supporting our investigators, clinicians, students and research teams from a variety of health disciplines.
VCHRI is proud to offer its award program in partnership with Providence Health Care Research Institute, VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, Richmond Hospital Foundation, Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, Transplant Research Foundation of BC and the BC SUPPORT Unit.
Excellence in Patient-Oriented Research
Encouraging VCHRI Investigator Award recipients to expand the scope of their project to include patients as partners in the research process.Learn More
Innovation and Translational Research Awards
Strengthening innovative and translational research projects led by health care professionals and researchers at VCH.Learn More
Building capacity for clinician-scientists to continue developing their research careers as independent investigators.Learn More
Knowledge Translation Challenge
Training health care professionals to implement evidence-based practice changes to improve service delivery and patient outcomes.Learn More
Supporting point-of-care staff new to research to learn about conducting a clinical practice project to improve care.Learn More
Research Excellence Staff Award
Recognizing staff who demonstrate research excellence and contribute to the research culture at VCH.Learn More
Aiding in the training and continued education of young researchers in the areas of diabetes or urology.Learn More
Funding practice-based research projects and building health research capacity at VCH.Learn More
Top Graduating Doctoral Student Award and Rising Star Award
Recognizing trainees who are outstanding role models, demonstrate research excellence and contribute to the VCH research community.Learn More