Faculty of Science

The broad spectrum of disciplines in the Faculty of Science – from the 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, offers world-calibre and meaningful research, advances the study of science, and impacts the communities it serves.

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Projects and Success Stories:

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    Support the Dean of Science Scholarship at UBC

    Support the Dean of Science Scholarship at UBC

    Your support helps recognize and reward the top science undergraduate students. With your help, UBC Science can offer scholarships to even more of our talented students. more

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    Support Women in Computer Science at UBC

    Support Women in Computer Science at UBC

    In today’s digital world, computer science forms the backbone of almost everything we use, from social networks to infrastructure to innovative healthcare solutions. Currently, only 25% of graduates more

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    Biodiversity Internship Fund: Help our students help the Earth

    Biodiversity Internship Fund: Help our students help the Earth

    The Biodiversity Internship Fund helps solve biodiversity issues, sponsoring internships for UBC graduate students with agencies in Canada and abroad. more

    Student Learning

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    Erich Vogt

    Erich Vogt

    The Erich Vogt First Year Student Research Experience Endowment provides summer research internships to outstanding first-year physics students. more

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    Life Sciences Institute

    Life Sciences Institute

    Strengthening research, education, and outreach in the Life Sciences The UBC Life Sciences Institute (LSI) – home to more than 85 principal investigators and their research labs from 10 different more

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    The Bill Ramey Award

    The Bill Ramey Award

    The Dr. Bill Ramey Award will honour Dr. Ramey’s enduring legacy at the University of British Columbia. It will be awarded to students who have made an outstanding contribution to the more

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    Combatting Global Infectious Disease

    Combatting Global Infectious Disease

    Story/Project Summary: An integrated, multi faceted research platform seeking long-term solutions to emerging and re-emerging infectious disease. more

    Research Excellence

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    Bringing the Power of Math into the Community

    Bringing the Power of Math into the Community

    The Mathematics Outreach Endowment Fund supports Aboriginal math programs and K-12 math workshops. more

    Community Engagement

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    GIRLSmarts: Sparking an Interest in Computer Science

    GIRLSmarts: Sparking an Interest in Computer Science

    Demand for UBC’s Computer Science Outreach programs exceeds UBC’s capacity to address community needs. Your donation can expand programming throughout the Greater Vancouver area, allow the more

    Community Engagement

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    Sparking Interest in the Life Sciences

    Sparking Interest in the Life Sciences

    Allow students to conduct hands-on molecular biology experiments in state-of-the-art, real world labs. more

    Community Engagement

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    Science 101: Bringing Science to Vancouver's Inner City

    Science 101: Bringing Science to Vancouver’s Inner City

    Science 101 is a barrier-free, non-credit course offered through UBC Science. The course provides students of all ages with an introduction to a wide variety of scientific fields. more

    Community Engagement

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    Project Seahorse

    Project Seahorse

    Seahorses are flagship species for marine conservation, charismatic symbols and ambassadors of the marine habitats where they make their homes. Like many other marine animals, seahorses are caught by more

    Research Excellence