The broad spectrum of disciplines in the Faculty of Science – from Geology to Entomology – mesh to create a unique environment for idea exchange and research collaboration to further scientific study. The Faculty is dedicated to fostering an environment that incubates ideas, executes meaningful research, advances innovation, and benefits the communities it serves.
At UBC, donors have a direct impact on our world by helping to make many kinds of research project possible. One example is Project Seahorse, a unique conservation initiative whose director, Dr. Amanda Vincent, recently won the 2020 Indianapolis Prize for animal conservation.
This fund honours Professor William S. Hoar, whose many outstanding contributions to science in Canada include the growth and development of comparative physiology in the Department of Zoology at the more
Joban Bal found his passion in life through involvement in community service and volunteer work – something he was able to continue at UBC thanks to financial support from a donor-funded student award. His experiences have enabled him to bring together his passion and his future profession.
CoSphere—a Community of Small Planet Heroes Ecologically Regenerating Economies—seeks to change the way we think about and account for the environment, using transformative technology to activate a global community of changemakers. Please donate today so that we can achieve our goal of making it easier, more transparent, and more rewarding, to mitigate the environmental impact of our daily more
A new UBC class is showing undergrads it doesn’t take a coding wizard to use technology to solve problems. With the introduction of new K-12 curriculum in BC classrooms, phrases like computational thinking have begun popping up in the media. But while the term conjures images of coding camps, computational thinking isn’t about coding. “Computational […]
The bowhead whale is the longest-living marine mammal in the world, yet many answers remain about the biology and feeding behaviour of this elusive animal. “We can observe their underwater behaviour like never before, providing new insights into their feeding and social activities.” Recently, a research team undertook what is believed to be the first […]