Research

The Department of Radiology supports an active research program for technologists, residents, fellows, medical students and staff radiologists, involving extensive peer-reviewed grant support.  Collaborative research occurs between UBC Radiology and departments within the regional hospitals, and also nationally and internationally.

Fundamental Science Research Day 2022
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Fundamental Science Research Day 2022 – Tuesday, October 4th, 2022

The UBC Department of Radiology is excited to announce the first UBC Radiology Fundamental Science Research Day, created to celebrate trainees and PIs and their tremendous contributions to imaging science.

Event Details

Please note that this event will be a hybrid in person and virtual event.

  • Date: Tuesday, October 4th
  • Time: 12:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Location: Room 1020, Diamond Health Care Centre, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver BC, V5Z 1M9
  • Zoom: Virtual connection details will be shared via email closer to the date

Poster & Brochure

Click here to view the save-the-date poster.

A full event brochure, including a schedule and presentation details, will be shared in September.

Registration

Please click here to register for the event. The deadline to register is Monday, September 19th.

Call for Abstracts – Now Open!

We invite all undergraduate students, MSc, PhD and PDFs to submit an abstract for consideration to present at the event. Winners will be selected by judges to receive an award. If you would like to submit an abstract, please click here.

The deadline to submit an abstract is Friday, August 19th at 11:59 PM. Applicants will be informed of a decision in early September. It is expected that if you submit an abstract, you will be available to present on October 4th, 2022.

Abstract Requirements:

  • Length: 1 page
  • Margins: 1 inch
  • Font: 12pt, Times New Roman or Arial
  • File type: PDF
  • Must include: Title, authors, affiliations, Background, Objective(s), Methods, Results and Conclusions
  • May include: Figures and references

If you need any assistance submitting your abstract, or have any questions regarding the event, please send an email to alissa.burrows@ubc.ca.

Resident Research Day 2022
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UBC Radiology Research Day – Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Please be aware that the date for this year’s event has been changed to Tuesday, May 10th, 2022.

Dr. Brian W. Goodacre Memorial Award for Interventional Radiology

Winner $2000*

*The prize will support the cost of presenting the winning research project at a scientific meeting such as ‘Society of Interventional Radiology.’

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Friday, April 15th, 2022

Presentation Submission Deadline: TBA

Summary: Awarded to a Radiology Resident with the highest cumulative score on his/her Interventional Radiology presentation, which is based on excellence in scientific designclear presentation of datavalidity of discussion, and clarity of oral presentation. Interventional Radiology topics could include vascular and non-vascular topics, or advanced biopsy techniques.

ABSTRACT Requirements:

  • Title
  • Author, Co-Author(s)
  • Objectives (Purpose)
  • Materials & Methods
  • Results thus far
  • 250 words maximum

PRESENTATION Requirements:                                                      

  • Elaborates on all points of the abstract
  • 8 minutes podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions (10 minutes total)

Dr. Peter Poon Memorial Research Award

First Place $1700*                                            Second Place $1200*

*It is anticipated that the funds awarded will be used to off-set the costs for statistical data analysis, laboratory or imaging time, or raw materials used in such endeavors.

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Friday, April 15th, 2022

Presentation Submission Deadline: TBA

Summary: These awards are for Residents who have started a project but are still acquiring data or have a hypothesis generated and experimental design confirmed. The aim of the award is to encourage original hypothesis-driven research in which Residents are the principal investigator or co-investigator. This is a research-in-progress award.  Hypothesis, experimental design, and data collection methodology should be clearly stated, but no data needs be presented.

ABSTRACT Requirements:                                                                

  • Title
  • Author, Co-Author(s)
  • Objectives (Purpose)
  • Materials & Methods
  • Results thus far
  • 400 words maximum

PRESENTATION Requirements:                                                      

  • Elaborates on all points of the abstract
  • 8 minutes podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions (10 minutes total)

Dr. Gordon E. Trueman Award

First Place $500                                 Second Place $300                           Third Place $200

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Friday, April 15th, 2022

Presentation Submission Deadline: TBA

Summary: Awarded to those residents’ completed projects which are considered the most deserving, based on content, scientific methodology, and presentation.  Evidence-based conclusions should be presented.

ABSTRACT Requirements:                                                                

  • Title
  • Author, Co-Author(s)
  • Objectives (Purpose)
  • Materials & Methods
  • Results / Conclusion
  • 250 words maximum

PRESENTATION Requirements:                                                      

  • Elaborates on all points of the abstract
  • 8 minutes podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions (10 minutes total).

Burrard Medical Imaging Clinical Fellow Research Award

First Place $500                                 Second Place $300

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Friday, April 15th, 2022

Presentation Submission Deadline: TBA

Summary: Scientific presentations of hypothesis focused research by UBC Radiology affiliated Clinical Fellows.

ABSTRACT Requirements:                                                                

  • Title
  • Author, Co-Author(s)
  • Objectives (Purpose)
  • Materials & Methods
  • Results / Conclusion
  • 250 words maximum

PRESENTATION Requirements:                                                      

  • Elaborates on all points of the abstract
  • 8 minutes podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions (10 minutes total).

Canada Diagnostic Centre’s Poster Contest

Electronic Poster Category

$500 – Best Poster – Medical Students and PGY 1 – Educational Topic only

  • Electronic poster format only.
  • Must have been produced, but not have been submitted previously for any awards.
  • The award will be adjudicated in advance with the chosen winner giving a 5 minute podium presentation with 2 minutes for questions.
  • No limit on number of slides. In the past, range has been 10-25 slides.
  • Flexible format but as a general guideline, aim to include Title, Author & Co-Author(s), Objective, Results, Conclusion

Presentation Submission Deadline: Friday, April 15th, 2022