Research Excellence

Projects and Success Stories:

  • Priority Project

    Physical Activity and Exercise Medicine at UBC

    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

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    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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    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

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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

    BC Leadership Chair in Culture and Ecosystems at Risk

    BC Leadership Chair in Culture and Ecosystems at Risk

    The study of indigenous cultures and their interactions with local environments can inform our understanding of issues related to environmental conservation, resource management and sustainable 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