UBC consistently ranks as one of the world’s top research universities. Globally connected, we attract the highest-calibre research faculty and students and more than $650 million in research funding each year across both our Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.
In partnership with universities, industries, government and communities worldwide, our research discoveries are hugely influential. They are advancing new knowledge and have led to countless new products, treatments and services.
Thanks to researchers at our two campuses and affiliated teaching hospitals, UBC ideas, innovations and discoveries are improving lives around the world.
UBC Research by the numbers
Awards + honours
Research Funding, 2019/20
THE Impact Ranking, 2020
Associated Nobel Laureates
Canada Research Chairs
Tri-Agency Funding, 2019/20
THE Ranking, 2021
Royal Society of Canada fellows
Canada Excellence Research Chairs
Research Projects, 2019/20
ARWU Ranking, 2020
Faculty in 2020 Highly Cited Researchers Listing
Canada 150 Chairs
Featured Research Stories
February is Black History Month, an opportunity for a focused, intentional, and elevated reflection and recognition of Black history and achievement.