UBC President's Excellence Chairs


Our new President’s Excellence Chairs are part of an innovative research program that will advance cutting-edge research to solve society’s most urgent challenges.

UBC wants to invest in their remarkable intellect and talent so they are better equipped to solve society’s most urgent challenges. Our new President’s Excellence Chairs were created for exceptional individuals who will help advance research in precision oncology, media studies, brain health, global development policy, biodiversity studiesforest bio-products and healthy aging.

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A substantial philanthropic investment from businessman, philanthropist and UBC alumnus Edwin Leong has helped create a seventh President's Excellence Chair: The Edwin S.H. Leong UBC Chair in Healthy Aging.



For more about the program, contact:

Marcia Lang

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