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Vice-President Research and International > Overview

Dr. Helen Burt, Vice-President Research pro tem (to August 13th, 2017)
Dr. Gail Murphy, Vice-President Research and Innovation (from August 14th, 2017)

The Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, and its portfolio units are the support hub for UBC’s top-ranked research and innovation activities.

We work in partnership with the Okanagan campus to uphold UBC’s reputation as a Top-40 research institution. We provide UBC researchers with strategic information, resources and tools to support their work from grant-writing through to publicity. We also provide strategy for major research initiatives and support the development of the InnovationUBC network.

This portfolio has a wide range of administrative functions that are both internal and external to the University, including:

Reporting units under the direction of the Vice-President Research and Innovation include:

In addition, a number of regulatory committees fall within the mandate of the Vice-President Research and Innovation: the Animal Care Committee, Biosafety, and Chemical Safety Committees, the Behavioural and Clinical Research Ethics Boards, and the Radiation and Radioisotopes Screening Committee.

For more information please visit the Office of the Vice-President Research and Innovation at or contact us at

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