University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a Canadian research university with campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna, British Columbia.

History

COVID-19

UBC received a $50,000 CAD grant in July 2021 from the Government of Canada for a project titled “Promoting Vaccine Confidence in Canada through TikTok.”1) It was awarded through a grant program called “Encouraging Vaccine Confidence in Canada” jointly administered by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).2)

Affiliations

Notable Alumni

Name Date Program Notes
Robert Dawson 1983-1989 Bachelor of Arts; Master of Arts Director of Access and Government Relations at Pfizer Canada3)
Liam Sturgess 2013-2014 Bachelor of Arts (did not graduate) Campfire Wiki editor and writer for the Canadian Covid Care Alliance
Matthew Tunis 2002-2006 Bachelor of Science, Integrated Studies Executive secretary for the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)
1)
Encouraging vaccine confidence in Canada - Competition Results. (2021, July 26). Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Retrieved November 3, 2021, from https://archive.ph/Zo5b5
2)
Encouraging vaccine confidence in Canada. (2021, July 26). Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Retrieved November 3, 2021, from https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Promoter-Promotion/VaccineConfidence_eng.asp
3)
Robert Dawson. Faculty of Arts. Retrieved April 26, 2022, from https://archive.ph/foW6p
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