In 2019/20 UBC attracted $672 million in research funding from government, non-profit organizations and industry through 9,941 projects, and UBC researchers file over 250 patents a year. Work side by side with passionate scholars as you delve into the most meaningful questions of our world.
Resources and research support
With more than six million volumes, the Library is a vital support for research, learning and teaching excellence at UBC. Learn more about the several branches of the UBC Library.
The UBC Library Research Commons is a multidisciplinary hub supporting research endeavours, partnerships, and education. We are a community space that embraces both new and traditional exploratory scholarship and provides access to services and expertise for the advancement of research.
From securing funding to ensuring that projects meet rigorous ethical standards, the administrative side of research can be complex and time-consuming. UBC’s VP Research & Innovation portfolio provides support and resources to relieve the burden.
Impacts stemming from UBC research include influencing environmental policies, transforming health treatment, launching companies and advancing the technology, natural resources and life sciences sectors in B.C. and Canada.
Innovation UBC builds on this experience and expertise. This network involves multiple units and teams and expands the range of assistance for UBC researchers, scholars and their partners to generate social and economic impacts in B.C. and around the world.
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