Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Wall Scholars Research Award

The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Wall Scholars Research Award is available to full-time, tenured or tenure-stream UBC faculty members, to spend one year in residence at the Peter Wall Institute, in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. Wall Scholars are chosen from all academic disciplines, professions and the performing arts.

The Wall Scholars Award is open to early to mid-career scholars (Assistant and Associate Professors), as well as senior researchers (full Professors), who have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in scholarship and an interest in collaborating in an interdisciplinary research environment. Applicants, self-nominated, must be tenure-track or tenured faculty members; emeriti may also apply.

Up to twelve UBC Scholars will be selected, comprised of:

  • Senior research scholars (full professors)
  • Early to mid-career scholars (Assistant or Associate professors)

Wall Scholars will be in residence from August 1 to July 31. This means the appointee will use the shared Peter Wall Institute research office a minimum 2 full days per week during the period. Scholars must be present for an off-campus, overnight retreat in late August, weekly lunches on Wednesdays, and semi-monthly (2nd and 4th Wednesday) evening sessions at the Institute. Scholars are asked to limit their travel to the absolutely essential for the year in residence.

Deadline: January 5, 2018 at 4:00 pm PST

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Past IOF winners

Dr. William Cheung (2017)
Dr. Chris Harley (2015, 2016)
Dr. Simon Donner (2010)
Dr. Tony Pitcher, Distinguished Scholar-In-Residence (2008)
Dr. Rashid Sumaila (2007)
Dr. Dianne Newell, Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence (2002)