Award Winners

06 May 2019

2018/19 Killam Award winners for excellence in teaching announced

As one of six Killam institutions, UBC offers yearly awards from the Killam Endowment Fund to faculty and teaching assistants who demonstrate excellence in teaching. 

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04 Mar 2019

UBC Instructor Named 2019 3M National Teaching Fellow

Steven Barnes, a senior instructor and Associate Head of Undergraduate Affairs in the Department of Psychology, was recently named a 2019 3M National Teaching Fellow. The award, jointly sponsored by 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), is the highest recognition of individual teaching excellence and educational leadership in Canada.

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20 Aug 2018

Andrew Arida and Grace Wong win UBC President's Awards for Staff

Andrew Arida, Associate Registrar & Director, Student Recruitment & Undergraduate Admissions, Enrolment Services, has been awarded a President's Service Award for Excellence, and Grace Wong, Senior International Advisor, Office of the Provost and Vice President Academic, has been awarded a President's Staff Award for Creativity and Innovation. 

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10 May 2018

Congratulations to the 2017/18 Killam Award Winners for excellence in teaching

As one of six Killam institutions, UBC offers yearly awards from the Killam Endowment Fund to faculty and teaching assistants who demonstrate excellence in teaching. 

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25 Jul 2017

UBC recognized by Canada Research Chairs Program for exemplary equity practices

The Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat (TIPS) is pleased to recognize The University of British Columbia (UBC) for its exemplary equity and diversity practices in recruiting Canada Research Chairs, and for achieving its equity targets for the representation of women, Aboriginal Peoples and members of visible minorities among its chairholders.

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12 May 2017

Ten UBC researchers among latest Canada Research Chair appointments

Ten UBC researchers were among the latest Canada Research Chairs appointments, accompanied by a boost in federal funding totaling $8.6 million. 

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08 May 2017

Karen McKellin wins UBC President's Service Award for Excellence

Karen McKellin, Executive Director, International Student Initiative, has been awarded a President's Service Award for Excellence.

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02 Dec 2016

UBC receives $11.5 from federal government to support researchers

UBC received a $11.5 million boost in federal funding across all disciplines, with 14 professors newly appointed or renewed as Canada Research Chairs.

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16 Sep 2016

UBC congratulates newest University Killam Professors

An extraordinary teacher who encourages their students to pursue excellence. 

An internationally recognized leader in their academic field. 

An exceptional researcher whose accomplishments have had a major impact and lead to solutions that change the world.

These are some of the qualities that embody those with the distinction of University Killam Professor – the highest honour UBC can bestow on a faculty member. With that in mind, we are delighted to announce the most recent winners of the University Killam Professorships.

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