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: Natural Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities, and Health Research.

Nominations are generated within the Faculty.

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

Award Terms and Criteria 

Cover Sheet

Nomination Form

Procedure

Cover sheet & CV submitted to the Dean (Due NOON, Friday, December 14, 2018)

Deans submit their choice of applicants to ORS (NOON, Wednesday, December 19, 2018)

Faculty informed of successful nominations from ORS (Friday, December 21, 2018)

Complete Nomination Package submitted to ORS (Due NOON, Friday, January 18, 2019)

Award presentation March 2019

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

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

Nomination Form 

Procedure                                                                                           

Nominator submits Nomination Letter to the Dean (Due NOON, Friday, December 14, 2018)

Nominator submits curriculum vitae & supporting materials to the Dean (Due January 4, 2019)

Dean submits nomination packages to the Office of Research Services (Due NOON, Friday, January 18, 2019)

Award presentation March 2019

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


Public Education Through Media Award

This award has been discontinued. 

View previous Award Recipients