Awards & Honours

2019 Researchers of the Year

Each year, we recognize the outstanding achievements of researchers who have made significant contributions to research and/or creative scholarly activity at UBC Okanagan. Three prizes are awarded in the areas of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities, and Health, in addition to two student prizes at the Master’s and PhD level. This year’s recipients epitomize excellence and are leaders in their respective fields and disciplines, working across traditional boundaries to help make the world a better place.

 

Social Sciences & Humanities Researcher of the Year

Jonathan Corbett

Associate Professor, Community, Culture and Global Studies


 

 

Natural Sciences & Engineering Researcher of the Year

Kasun hewage

Professor, Civil Engineering


 

 

Health Researcher of the Year

Rachelle Hole

Associate Professor, Social Work


 

 

phd Student Researcher of the Year

katrina plamondon

PhD Graduate, Nursing


 

 

master’s Student Researcher of the Year

Emily Giroux

MSc Student, Health and Exercise Sciences


 

Killam Research Awards

UBC Okanagan’s recipients of this prestigious award are listed below:

 

UBC Killam Research Prize

Recognizing outstanding research and scholarly contributions.


2019 – Junior Category
ALLISON HARGREAVES

Associate Professor, English & Cultural Studies


 

UBC Killam Research Fellowships

Enabling faculty to pursue full-time research during a recognized study leave.


2018

Kyle Larson

Associate Professor, Earth, Environmental & Geographic Sciences

Nelly Oelke

Associate Professor, Nursing


2017

Jonathan little

Assistant Professor, Health & Exercise Sciences


2016

MIRANDA HART

Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

ABBAS MILANI

Professor, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering


2015

JENNIFER JAKOBI

Professor, Health & Exercise Sciences