Special Presentations

Faculty Award Winners

Researcher of the Year

Each year, UBC’s Okanagan campus recognizes a faculty member who has made a significant contribution to research during the time of their appointment at the University. The award consists of a cash prize and is presented annually during the Celebrate Research Gala event.

Public Education through Media Award

The Provost’s Award for Public Education Through Media recognized faculty members from UBC’s Okanagan campus who had demonstrated outstanding service to the University and the community by actively and creatively sharing research expertise via the news media. The award consisted of a research stipend of $2,000.00 and a certificate of award.

Student Award Winners

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Researcher of the Year

Introduced in 2013, UBC’s Okanagan campus recognizes an undergraduate student and a graduate student who have made a significant contribution to research during his or her time at the University. Each award consists of a $1,500 cash prize.

Research Rodeo

Introduced in 2012, this academic competition challenges undergraduate students and graduate students to improve their oral and communication skills by having them pitch their research projects, in just three minutes, to a panel of judges from academia and the community.

2012 Undergraduate Student Winners

2012 Graduate Student Winners

2013 Undergraduate Student Winners

2013 Graduate Student Winners