Research Awards

Researcher of the Year Award

Award for Excellence in Research and/or Creative Scholarly Activity

The awards recognize faculty members of UBC’s Okanagan campus who have made a significant contribution to research during their appointment at the University. 

The purpose of the award is to honour excellence in research and/or creative scholarly activity at UBC’s Okanagan campus in each of the three tri-council research areas: Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Nominations are generated within the Faculty. Faculty, Deans, Unit Heads, alumni, and students are invited to submit nominations

Please see the Award Terms and Criteria below for further details.  

Award Terms and Criteria

Notice of Nomination

Full Nomination Form 

Procedure

Notice of Nomination & CV submitted to the Dean (Due NOON, Thursday, December 5, 2019)

Deans submit their choice of applicants to ORS (Due NOON, Wednesday, January 8, 2020)

Faculty informed of successful nominations from ORS (Friday, January 10, 2020)

Full Nomination Package electronically submitted to ORS (Due 4pm, Wednesday, January 29, 2020)

Award presentation May 2020

NOTE: Successful awardees will be required to be available during the month of March for filming and must also be available to attend the award presentation in May.

Student Researcher of the Year Award

Do you know an outstanding graduate student researcher? Nominate them for UBC’s Okanagan campus’ Award for Student Excellence in Research and/or Creative Scholarly Activity. UBC’s Okanagan campus recognizes students who have made a significant contribution to research during his or her time at the University. 

This award is given to a Masters level student and a PhD level student.

Faculty, Deans, Unit Heads, alumni and students are invited to submit nominations.

Please see the Award Terms and Criteria below for further details.  

Award Terms and Criteria

Student Nomination Form

Procedure                                                                                           

Nominator submits Nomination Letter to the Dean  (Due NOON, Thursday, December 5, 2019)

Nominator submits Full Nomination package to the Dean (Due NOON, Wednesday, January 15, 2020)

Dean submits Full Nomination packages electronically to ORS  (Due 4pm, Wednesday, January 29, 2020)

Award presentation May 2020

NOTE: Successful awardees will be required to be available during the month of March for filming and must also be available to attend the award presentation in May.


Public Education Through Media Award

This award has been discontinued. 

View previous Award Recipients