Award Winners

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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01 Apr 2016

2015 Recipients of UBC's Faculty Research Awards

UBC is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Faculty Research Awards. Winners were selected by UBC’s Faculty Research Award Committee, which spans arts and humanities, applied science, science, and medicine. 

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16 Nov 2015

Janet Werker awarded SSHRC Gold Medal

Dr. Janet Werker, UBC Psychology Professor and Canada Research Chair, is the recipient of the 2015 SSHRC Gold Medal, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) highest research honour.

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