Announcing recipients of the Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) fund

Post date: Thu, 2019-12-12 08:58

The CUES fund recently awarded $500,000 to 20+ community organizations partnering with faculty, staff, and students in UBCO and UBCV. 

Reiner Kruecken named Fellow of AAAS

Post date: Tue, 2019-12-03 08:17

Reiner Kruecken (TRIUMF/UBC Physics & Astronomy) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Ian Williams wins 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize for debut novel

Post date: Tue, 2019-11-19 11:04

Ian Williams, an assistant professor in the University of British Columbia’s Creative Writing program, has been named the winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Reproduction.

Survey Findings: Services Provided by VPRI Portfolio

Post date: Wed, 2019-11-06 11:28

Read a summary of the responses to the VPRI survey to evaluate the range of services offered to meet the needs of the research community

Marco Marra among Canadian Medical Hall of Fame 2020 inductees

Post date: Thu, 2019-10-10 15:08

Six Canadian medical heroes are inducted annually to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Their work may be a single meritorious contribution or a lifetime of superior accomplishments. Pioneers in their field, they are role models of excellence in health in Canada and the world.

Creative Writing faculty & alumnus finalists for Scotiabank Giller Prize

Post date: Thu, 2019-10-03 16:21

Alix Ohlin & Ian Williams joined by alumnus Megan Gail Coles on shortlist of six finalists.


Post date: Tue, 2019-10-01 13:13

Three UBC faculty members have been announced as Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. The 2019 induction ceremony was held in Ottawa on September 19, 2019.

New advanced research computing infrastructure available to UBC researchers

Post date: Thu, 2019-09-19 09:33

UBC researchers in all disciplines are invited to apply to access new advanced research computing infrastructure, UBC ARC Sockeye. The application deadline is October 14.


Nine UBC Faculty members elected to Royal Society of Canada

Post date: Fri, 2019-12-13 16:56

Seven UBC faculty named as Fellows and two named Members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

New funding available to faculty authors to assist with publishing costs

Post date: Tue, 2019-09-10 09:02

Faculty authors are invited to apply for a new UBC Scholarly Publication Fund, to assist with the costs of book or journal publishing in Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)-aligned fields.