Research Excellence

Projects and Success Stories:

  • Priority Project

    The Arthrogryposis (AMC) Registry at UBC

    The Arthrogryposis (AMC) Registry at UBC

    “We need a place to gather data about hundreds of adults with arthrogryposis (AMC) in order to focus in on where research really needs to be geared. We need a 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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    Your Community, Your Impact

    Your Community, Your Impact

    UBC has an amazing community of supporters. Every year, thousands of donors show their commitment to the university through one-time donations, regular annual gifts or ongoing monthly contributions. more

    Community Engagement, Research Excellence, Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    Support Chemistry Student Internships

    Support Chemistry Student Internships

    A successful internship can be a life-changing experience—but they can be expensive undertakings for students. One of the Department of Chemistry’s key priorities is to ensure students have the more

    Research Excellence, Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    Breakthroughs in diabetes treatment and prevention

    Breakthroughs in diabetes treatment and prevention

    Diabetes currently affects more than 400 million people worldwide. In Canada alone, an estimated 3.7 million people could be living with diabetes by 2018, with requirements for regular care from more

    Research Excellence

  • Priority Project

    Integrated approaches to heart and lung care

    Integrated approaches to heart and lung care

    The body’s ability to take in air and circulate oxygen through our blood is required to sustain life. When either of these functions is hampered by inflammation, spasms or obstructions, more

    Research Excellence

  • Priority Project

    The Centre for Business Law at the Allard School of Law

    The Centre for Business Law at the Allard School of Law

    The National Centre for Business Law provides a robust, interdisciplinary and empirical research environment for research and scholarship in business law and finance policy, focused on both domestic more

    Research Excellence

  • Priority Project

    Outstanding Graduate Scholar Training Program

    Outstanding Graduate Scholar Training Program

    The OGSTP will support and help further the skills and talents of incoming Pharmacy PhD student recipients as the future leaders of research. more

    Research Excellence