UBC is a highly collaborative university, encouraging and facilitating interaction between colleagues and students across disciplines.
These interdisciplinary relationships span both campuses and affiliated teaching hospitals, and connect UBC researchers with colleagues around the world.
Research Excellence Clusters
Research clusters are interdisciplinary networks of researchers focused on solving key challenges facing society that transcend the traditional boundaries associated with departments, institutions, and funding agencies. UBC is committed to supporting the development of clusters of research excellence. Learn more
Research Centres + Institutes
While many collaborations happen on an ad-hoc basis, several are facilitated through multi-disciplinary research centers and institutes.
Networks of Centres of Excellence
Our researchers play a prominent role in a number of Networks of Centres of Excellence, providing opportunities to collaborate on interdisciplinary programs with researchers across the country.
The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies
The Institute is committed to research excellence. Its goal is to stimulate collaborative, creative, innovative interdisciplinary research that makes important advances in knowledge. Learn more about the institute and its programs.
The Wall Reports is a short video series showcasing the collaborative, creative and innovative interdisciplinary research conducted by Peter Wall Institute Faculty Associates. Watch some of these videos below.