Research is a learning activity that enlarges our understanding of the world and addresses the many challenges facing our generation. We strive for excellence and innovation in research destined to make an impact.

There are numerous opportunities for faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduates to be involved in a variety of research projects and collaborations.

Researcher at UBC Okanagan

Collaborative Research

Multidisciplinary research is essential to understanding the interconnected and complex issues we face today. Our researchers work together, from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, and both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in these collaborations.

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Research Chairs

The Canada Research Chairs and Endowed Chairs help to attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds. These chairholders aim to achieve research excellence and to train the next generation of skilled researchers.

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Information for Faculty

Find information and resources that support your contributions to UBC and the Okanagan campus.

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Chemistry Student Researcher

Information for Students

Research information and funding opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.

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Explore Department Research

Biology Research

Biology

The effect of global climate change on natural and managed ecosystems, emerging infectious diseases, food security, species extinctions — these are all critical current global problems being tackled by our faculty and students.

Chemistry Research at UBC Okanagan

Chemistry

We are involved in a diversity of social science and humanities research, employing qualitative, feminist, digital, narrative, ethnographic, Indigenous, community-engaged, and multimodal methodologies.

Computer Science Students

Computer Science, Math, Physics & Statistics

Our faculty members and students are working on research projects that lead to new knowledge, new technology, and new ways of doing things. Their work is changing our world.

EEGS Research

Earth, Environmental & Geographic Sciences

We seek to positively impact global society through research and training in earth, environmental and geographic sciences in areas that include water resources, mineral exploration, tectonics, natural hazards, global change, and sustainability.

 

Contact Information

Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science

Email: fos.research.ubco@ubc.ca
Tel: 250.807.9529
Office: ASC 413


Office of Research Services

Kristen Korberg, Associate Director, ORS
Email: kristen.korberg@ubc.ca
Tel: 250.807.8832

Derek Gratz, VP Research, University Industry Liaison Office
Email: derek.gratz@ubc.ca
Tel: 250.807.9853