Faculty Research Award Winners

RECIPIENTS OF UBC'S 2020 FACULTY RESEARCH AWARDS

UBC is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Faculty Research Awards. 

The Office of the VP, Research and Innovation will be hosting an online celebration on May 11, 2021 to acknowledge the achievements of our researchers in 2020 and 2019.

Congratulations to all recipients!


JACOB BIELY RESEARCH PRIZE

UBC's premier award for research 

  • Sandra Robinson, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources (Sauder School of Business) UBC Vancouver

UBC KILLAM RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Enabling faculty to pursue full-time research during a recognized study leave

Junior Category:

Senior Category:

Note:  award categories are based on years since PhD.


UBC KILLAM RESEARCH PRIZES

Recognizing outstanding research and scholarly contributions

Arts & Humanities:

Senior Category:

Junior Category:

  • Jiaying Zhao, Psychology/Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (Arts) UBC Vancouver
Applied Science, Medicine, Sciences:

Senior Category:

Junior Category:

  • Gina Ogilvie, School of Population & Public Health (Medicine) UBC Vancouver

Note: award categories and adjudication based on years since PhD and main source of Tri-Agency research funding


CHARLES A. MCDOWELL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH

Recognizing demonstrated excellence in pure or applied scientific research by a young faculty member


PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION THROUGH MEDIA

Celebrating active and creative sharing of research expertise through news media

  • Michael Brauer, School of Population & Public Health (Medicine) UBC Vancouver

DOROTHY SOMERSET AWARD FOR PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT IN THE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

Recognizing faculty who have made outstanding contributions to (and performances in) art, music, creative writing, theatre or film

  • Neil Cadger, Creative Studies, Theatre (Creative and Critical Studies) UBC Okanagan

 

Award recipients are selected by UBC’s Faculty Research Award Committee. 

download a list of all past recipients