Announcements

Discover the latest news from the Office of the Vice-Principal, Research & Innovation through our research community news feed below.

UBC Okanagan lands new Canada Research Chair, $350,000 in research funding

Researcher Mary Clare Kennedy from UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Health and Social Development is named the Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Substance Use, Policy and Practice.

Dr. Kennedy’s research examines the social-structural aspects of health among people who use drugs and evaluates the implementation and effectiveness of novel harm reduction interventions, including safe supply programs and innovations in supervised consumption service delivery.

NSERC president makes first-ever visit to UBC Okanagan

Past successes and future opportunities were the main topics of discussion when Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) president, Alejandro Adem, visited UBC Okanagan.

Canadian Federation for Innovation funds six UBCO-led projects with more than $800K

Six UBC Okanagan research projects will collectively receive more than $800,000 in infrastructure funding.

Province funds largest-ever number of UBCO research endeavours

The British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF) has announced funding for 23 research projects at UBCO, the largest number of provincially funded projects in campus history.

Reseacher recognized for stroke recovery work

Reseacher recognized for stroke recovery work

Assistant professor and researcher Sarah Kraeutner named as a Michael Smith Scholar by Michael Smith Health Research BC for her work in neuroscience and recovery after stroke.

UBC Okanagan researcher receives royal recognition

UBC Okanagan researcher receives royal recognition

Associate professor Eric Li named among Canada’s top scholars by Royal Society of Canada Faculty of Management associate professor Eric Li has received a prestigious honour from the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), having been named a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. The College is Canada’s first national system of […]

2021 Eminence Clusters of Research Excellence Awards

Two new Clusters of Research Excellence were awarded Eminence funding in the 2021 competition and two existing clusters received renawal funding to continue their work.