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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CEAR Student in Nunavut

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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Science building at UBC Okanagan

Information for Faculty

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


Chemistry Student Researcher

Information for Students

Research information and funding opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.

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Research in our departments

Contact Information


Tel: 250.807.9529
Office: ASC 413

Office of Research Services

Kristen Korberg
Associate Director, ORS

Derek Gratz
VP Research, University Industry Liaison Office