The role of the Institute Research Funds (IRF) is to allow BCIT employees to pursue research initiatives outside of the regular external granting agencies model by accessing BCIT research funds.
The IRmet Thursday, March 4, 2021 to review Institute Research Funds criteria for the twelfth round of Phase 1 IRF funding for projects to be started in the 2021/2022 fiscal year. Applications for these funds need to be forwarded to School Research Committees no later than Friday, April 2, 2021. The number of proposals approved will be based on the amount of funding available. There is sufficient funding for multiyear projects in this round.
- Institute Research Funds website
- Phase 1 Instructions
- Phase 1 Application Form
- IRF Info Session Presentation
Dr. Tom Roemer
Vice President, Academic
British Columbia Institute of Technology