Faculty Research Award winners announced for 2016

The outstanding ideas, innovations, and discoveries of UBC researchers are improving lives around the world.

As part of recognizing these achievements, UBC is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Faculty Research Awards. Winners were selected by UBC’s Faculty Research Award Committee, which spans arts and humanities, applied science, science, and medicine.

The Office of the Vice President Research will host an awards reception on on April 5, 2017.

Congratulations to all recipients!

Jacon Biely Research Prize

UBC’s premier award for research 

UBC Killam Research Fellowships

Enabling faculty to pursue full-time research during a recognized study leave

Junior Category:

UBC Killam Research Prizes

Recognizing outstanding research and scholarly contributions

Arts & Humanities

Junior Category:

Senior Category:

Applied Science, Sciences

Senior Category:

Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research

Recognizing demonstrated excellence in pure or applied scientific research by a young faculty member

Dorothy Somerset Award for Performance Development in the Visual and Performing Arts

Biennial award recognizing faculty who have made outstanding contributions to (and performances in) art, music, creative writing, theatre or film

President’s Award for Public Education through Media

Celebrating active and creative sharing of research expertise through news media

More information

Learn more and see past recipients.