Research Excellence

Projects and Success Stories:

  • 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

    The Centre for Business 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

    Community Engagement, Research Excellence, Student Learning

  • 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

  • Priority Project

    Critical Care Program Offers Life After Brain Injury

    Critical Care Program Offers Life After Brain Injury

    A physician’s ability to respond to signs of oxygen deprivation in the brain following a traumatic injury can mean the difference between death, life with a mild disability, or full more

    Research Excellence

  • Priority Project

    The Dr. Catherine Poh Oral Cancer Research Fund

    The Dr. Catherine Poh Oral Cancer Research Fund

    Unbelievably, over 3,200 Canadians are diagnosed each year with oral cancer—the silent killer. Under the leadership of Dr. Catherine Poh, an oral pathologist and associate professor of dentistry at more

    Research Excellence

  • Priority Project

    SEEDS Sustainability Fund

    SEEDS Sustainability Fund

    The SEEDS (Social Ecological Economic Development Studies) Sustainability Program is home to some of UBC’s most exciting, inspiring and impactful sustainability projects. It is where change makers more

    Community Engagement, Research Excellence, Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    UBC & St. Paul's Hospital Professorship in Cardiovascular Nursing

    UBC & St. Paul’s Hospital Professorship in Cardiovascular Nursing

    Nearly 1.5 million Canadians live with cardiovascular disease. Ninety percent of Canadians have at least one risk factor for developing it, and it is one of the leading causes of more

    Research Excellence

  • Special Appeals

    100 Years of Impact: Mapping Donor Support

    100 Years of Impact: Mapping Donor Support

    If you take a walk around our campus, you will see the impact of our supporters everywhere. Click on the points below to find out more—where will you make a more

    Community Engagement, Research Excellence, Student Learning

  • Special Appeals

    Brain Centre Imaging Equipment – 3 Tesla (3T) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Brain Centre Imaging Equipment – 3 Tesla (3T) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Brain dysfunction affects one in three Canadians and costs more than $30 billion annually, placing enormous strain on individuals, families, and the economy. At the same time, an estimated 747,000 more

    Research Excellence