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 their time at the University. 

This award is given to a Master’s level student or a PhD level student.


Past Award Recipients

2019 PhD Researcher of the Year Katrina Plamondon

2019 Master’s Researcher of the Year Emily Giroux

2018 PhD Researcher of the Year Ryan Hoiland

2018 Master’s Researcher of the Year David Lacho

2017 Undergraduate Researcher of the Year Jeffrey Krupa

2017 Graduate Researcher of the the Year Logan Cochrane

Evelyn Jensen and Cameron McDermid receive 2016 research excellence awards

Two top students were recognized for their contributions to research on campus. Evelyn Jensen was named the Graduate Student Researcher of the Year, and Cameron McDermid was named Undergraduate Student Researcher of the Year. Read more…

Trio of student researchers receive top research awards for 2015

Three top student researchers, all of the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, were also recognized at the Celebrate Research Week event. Alysha Baker was named Graduate Student Researcher of the  Year. Undergraduate Researcher of the Year is shared by Nishat Tasnim and Jeffrey Kerkovius. Read More

Students Matthew Lemay and Megan Udala receive top research awards for 2014

For the first time, both graduate and undergraduate students were also honoured as top researchers at the Research Week awards ceremony. Read more