An international research network. Connecting research to policy. Building excellence in the knowledge of borders. Advancing border management in Canada and worldwide.
BIG Launches first monthly BIG Policy Brief. These short briefs enable non-experts and border scholars alike to gain insight into our work. Check out our first brief, "Bottlenecks at the Alaska/Yukon border create headaches for Arctic enterprise".
Check out our growing collection of videos of workshops, conferences, student participation, online courses and much more!
9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pacific Time, Wednesday, January 16, 2018. An online dialogue. Cross-border mobility is one of the elemental four freedoms on which the project of European integration rests. What does Brexit mean for the project of the single market and cross-border mobility? Why is the Irish border of such importance?
BIG and BPRI invite emerging scholars and policy professionals to apply for the 2019 Visiting Research Fellowship – Deadline is Dec 15, 2018.
Join our research seminar series at UVic! Our next seminar is January 29 @4pm PDT. Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly will discuss The Post Modern Border.
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.