Faculty of Applied Science

UBC Applied Science researchers drive innovation in engineering, nursing, architecture and landscape architecture, and community and regional planning.

Through leadership and the relentless charge to improve professional practice, Applied Science researchers — often in interdisciplinary and pan-professional collaborations — advance knowledge, policies and technologies, and solve the global challenges facing society. In any specific year, over 100 leading companies partner with UBC APSC to advance their research agendas. 

The UBC Applied Science research enterprise helps drive the reputation of one of the top research-intensive universities in the world. Our researchers claim the spotlight in the global arena in the following research clusters:

research in the faculty of Applied Science 


Research Centres + Institutes


Opportunities in Applied Science

Graduate Studies Faculty careers

industry research partnerships