Faculty Research Award winners announced for 2017

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 2017 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 and Innovation will host an awards reception on April 17, 2018.

Congratulations to all recipients!

Jacob 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

UBC Killam Research Prizes

Recognizing outstanding research and scholarly contributions

Arts & Humanities:

Applied Science, Medicine, Sciences:

Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research

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

  • Mark Johnson (Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability / Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences)

President’s Award for Public Education through Media

Celebrating active and creative sharing of research expertise through news media

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Learn more and see past recipients.