Research Excellence

Projects and Success Stories:

  • Priority Project

    Boye Ahlborn Endowment for the Engineering Physics Project Lab—Scaling Up the Future of BC Entrepreneurship

    Boye Ahlborn Endowment for the Engineering Physics Project Lab—Scaling Up the Future of BC Entrepreneurship

    Think of an innovation that has impacted your life, or has the potential to change it forever. A new medical device, an automotive fuel cell, or a quantum computer? Whatever more

    Community Engagement, Research Excellence, Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    Change the world. Support great minds.

    Change the world. Support great minds.

    Great minds don’t think alike—they challenge convention. But they need your support to do it. By making a gift today to support UBC students, you will help them change the world. more

    Community Engagement, Research Excellence, Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    Chan Gunn Pavilion

    Physical Activity and Exercise Medicine at UBC

    The Chan Gunn Pavilion is the hub for the centre for physical activity and exercise medicine at UBC—a world-class model of multidisciplinary, integrated clinical services combined with academic more

    Research Excellence

  • Priority Project

    Persian Language and Iranian Studies at UBC

    Connecting Past and Present: Persian Language and Iranian Studies at UBC

    Inspired by the interest expressed by both UBC students and members of Vancouver’s Iranian community, the Department of Asian Studies seeks to offer students courses in this field of study more

    Research Excellence

  • Priority Project

    The Arthrogryposis (AMC) Registry at UBC

    The Arthrogryposis (AMC) Registry at UBC

    Two years ago Dr. Bonnie Sawatzky, Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at UBC, obtained a small grant from the National Rare Diseases organization in order to gather data more

    Research Excellence

  • Priority Project

    Shape the World for the Better: the 2017 Alumni Appeal

    Shape the World for the Better: the 2017 Alumni Appeal

    Progress toward a better world is not guaranteed—it is the result of people coming together to create it. However, voices around the world that reject the values of knowledge, research, more

    Community Engagement, Research Excellence, Student Learning

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    Breeding a Sweet Solution

    Breeding a Sweet Solution

    About eight years ago, honeybee colonies started to die off with enough frequency to be noticeable. Three or four years ago, they began to collapse in alarming numbers all around the world, particularly in North America. Since then, beekeepers have reported losing about a third of their honeybee hives and colonies every year — about […] more

    Research Excellence

  • Success Story

    Teaching at the heart of giving

    Teaching at the heart of giving

    Musicologist Elizabeth Lamberton (MA’78, PhD’88) fondly recalls her time at UBC. She credits her inspiring professors with helping her to discover her own lifelong passion: teaching. “I more

    Research Excellence, Student Learning

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    The David Strangway Graduate Fellowship

    The David Strangway Graduate Fellowship

    The University of British Columbia was deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. David Strangway, the 10th president of UBC, on December 13, 2016. The David Strangway Graduate Fellowship was more

    Research Excellence