An international research network. Connecting research to policy. Building excellence in the knowledge of borders. Advancing border management in Canada and worldwide.
Scholars at the 2019 Annual ABS Conference in San Diego, California. From Left to Right: Elisabeth Vallet, Mathilde Bourgeon, Thalia D’Aragon-Giguère, Andréanne Bissonette, Vincent Boucher, and Frédérick Gagnon.
CALL FOR PAPERS - The objective of the workshop is to have approximately 10 students present and discuss research papers on specific topics with experts, scholars and border officials. Submit your intent to apply now!
BIG launches a Monthly Briefings series, written by Post-Doc Researcher Dr. Edwin Hodge. These short briefings enable non-experts and border scholars alike to gain insight into our work. Check out our Monthly Briefings page, and check back in future months to read more.
2019-2020 marks the final year of the SSHRC Partnership funding of BIG. Stay tuned for forthcoming publications, special issues, and journal articles. Visit our "Outputs" page to link to new publications.
Check out our growing collection of videos of workshops, conferences, student participation, online courses and much more!
Join our research seminar series at UVic! Next seminar is coming May 28 on lessons learned from BIG.
Bellingham, WA. October 24, 2018. The Border Policy Research Institute hosts a policy forum on cross-border collaboration.
Victoria, Canada. Sept 2018 - June 2019. Research Seminars occuring regularly throughout the semester at UVic.
New Delhi, India, Aug 2018. This workshop focuses on the possibilities for regional integration in South Asia.
Fall 2018. Open online course examining how the current migration crisis is shaping Europe's borders, migration and security policies.