As a top-40 research university, UBC is celebrated for the scope, strength and impact of its research activities. Here's where our researchers claim the spotlight in the global arena.
UBC researchers are at the leading edge of a global materials revolution transforming electronics, energy, medicine and more.
UBC is home to more than 500 researchers doing pioneering work around mental health and injuries and diseases that affect the brain.
CULTURE + DIVERSITY
Our commitment to research that explores cultural, community and gender differences spans our campuses.
UBC research is shaping the digital technologies we use every day for work, entertainment and communications.
ECONOMICS + BUSINESS
Our researchers understand and tackle challenges in the private and public sectors at local and international levels.
Researchers at UBC are developing solutions to protect regional, national and international resources and environments.
We are developing a wide range of genome-based applications and tools to improve our health and environment.
UBC has become an integral part of the solution to the world’s global challenges.
HEART + LUNG
Our researchers are developing tests, biomarkers and therapies to predict, treat and cure some of the leading causes of death.
HIV + AIDS
UBC has been on the global frontline of HIV/AIDS research, changing approaches and treatment for more than 30 years.