Achievements and Recognition

Our colleagues are doing exceptional things every day. Here you can find updates on some of the many achievements of our community.

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Gregory Younging, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, posthumously recognized with the Association of Canadian Publishers President’s Award

Sriram Subramaniam and Orlando Rojas join UBC as new Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Two internationally recognized researchers join the university as Canada Excellence Research Chairs, bringing international talent in the fields of forest bioproducts and precision cancer drug design.

Learn more about Sriram Subramaniam

Learn more about Orlando Rojas




Four UBC researchers appointed to Canada-CIFAR AI chairs program

Rashid Sumaila wins Murray A. Newman Research Award

Nathan Bennett appointed as Chair of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) People and the Ocean Specialist Group

Trish Pekeles recognized as one of BC’s most influential women in finance