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Biodiversity Research Centre

Faculty of Science

The Biodiversity Research Centre is concerned with all aspects of biodiversity research. Faculty members and their students from various departments are cooperating to investigate the measurement of biological diversity, the role of biodiversity in ecosystem function, the origins of biodiversity, factors endangering biodiversity, uses of biological diversity, and the many aspects of biodiversity conservation.

biodiversity.ubc.ca/research

Blood Research, Centre for

Faculty of Medicine

The Centre for Blood Research is a multidisciplinary biomedical research institute, situated primarily at the University of British Columbia and affiliated teaching hospitals, with nodes at the University of Northern British Columbia and at the University of Victoria.

cbr.ubc.ca

Canadian Centre for the Culture of Microorganisms

Faculty of Science

The Canadian Centre for the Culture of Microorganisms maintains living specimens of marine phytoplankton, freshwater microalgae, and fungal isolates for research, teaching, and commercial use.

botany.ubc.ca/cccm

Clean Energy Research Centre

Faculty of Applied Science

The Clean Energy Research Centre fosters collaborative research on energy fundamentals and applications with potential to improve the environment and reduce climate change. Its mission is to perform world-class energy research that will help Canada and the world build a sustainable future.

cerc.ubc.ca

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health

Faculty of Medicine

The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health is a partnership between Vancouver Coastal Health and the UBC Faculty of Medicine, which brings together experts in the fields of neuroscience, neurology, and psychiatry in a hub for training, research, and clinical care.

centreforbrainhealth.ca

Hip Health and Mobility, Centre for

Faculty of Medicine

The Centre for Hip Health and Mobility (CHHM) is a University of British Columbia affiliated, internationally recognized research centre focused on developing novel strategies that promote physically active choices that positively influence mobility.

hiphealth.ca

Human Settlements, Centre for

Faculty of Applied Science

The Centre for Human Settlements, a unit within the School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), involves faculty and student associates from various departments at UBC in multidisciplinary research and capacity-building programs related to regional, urban, and community development.

chs.ubc.ca

Indigenous Health, Centre for Excellence in

Faculty of Medicine

The Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health was established to act as a single coordinating point for Indigenous health initiatives within UBC and a contact for Aboriginal communities and organisations external to UBC.

health.aboriginal.ubc.ca

Intercultural Language Studies, Centre for

Faculty of Education

The mission of the Centre for Intercultural Language Studies (CILS) is to facilitate, coordinate, enhance, and promote the study of intercultural communication and the teaching and learning of languages in an intercultural context.

cils.educ.ubc.ca

International Canadian Studies Centre

Faculty of Arts

The International Canadian Studies Centre seeks to collaborate with Canadian Studies programs around the world through international symposia, conferences, and research consortia, as well as by assisting visiting scholars.

canadianstudies.ubc.ca

International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy

Peter A. Allard School of Law

The ICCLR promotes the rule of law, democracy, human rights, and good governance in criminal law and the administration of criminal justice, domestically, regionally and globally. ICCLR is a joint initiative of the Government of Canada, University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law, and the Province of British Columbia.

icclr.law.ubc.ca

Centre for Heart Lung Innovation

Faculty of Medicine

The Centre for Heart Lung Innovation is a world-class research centre where basic and clinician scientists work together in a unique synergistic environment to advance translational research in heart and lung disease.

hli.ubc.ca

Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre

Faculty of Applied Science

The Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC) fosters research in media technology that will support economic development in the Province of British Columbia. These goals are achieved through training of highly qualified personnel and transfer of knowledge and technology for media, graphics, visualization, human-computer interaction and communication technologies to the community.

magic.ubc.ca

Molecular Medicine & Therapeutics, Centre for

Faculty of Medicine

The Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics is dedicated to unravelling and solving the many genetic questions surrounding human illness and well-being, and finding novel approaches to treatment and prevention that can overcome the causes of illness.

cmmt.ubc.ca

Operations Excellence, Centre for

Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration

The Centre for Operations Excellence is an internationally recognized operations research (OR) centre dedicated to providing value to business and academia through projects with industry and research on applied OR methods.

sauder.ubc.ca/Faculty/Research_Centres/Centre_for_Operations_Excellence

Phelps Centre for the Study of Government and Business

Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration

The Phelps Centre for the Study of Government and Business supports theoretical and applied research into the role of governments in the Canadian economy and into the relationship between government and business in Canada.

sauder.ubc.ca/Faculty/Research_Centres/Phelps_Centre_for_the_Study_of_Government_and_Business

Phillips, Hager & North Centre for Financial Research

Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration

The Phillips, Hager & North Centre for Financial Research was established to support research and educational activities around four broad themes: understanding and managing financial risks; understanding and evaluating the financial policies of corporations; understanding and evaluating financial regulation; and understanding the determinants of financial values.

sauder.ubc.ca/Faculty/Research_Centres/Phillips_Hager_and_North_Centre_for_Financial_Research

Pulp and Paper Centre

The Pulp and Paper Centre is an inter-disciplinary, cross-faculty research centre with specialized laboratories and offices for graduate students, post doctoral fellows, research engineers and faculty who conduct research for the benefit of the current and future pulp and paper industry.

ppc.ubc.ca

Teaching, Learning and Technology, Centre for

The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology is a research-informed academic service unit for the UBC Vancouver campus that supports and advances scholarly and innovative approaches to teaching, learning, curriculum and educational technology practices within and across UBC’s diverse disciplinary and cultural contexts.

ctlt.ubc.ca

Transportation Studies, Centre for

Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration

The Center for Transportation Studies fosters research and publication on transportation, logistics and closely allied fields with a particular emphasis on green logistics.

sauder.ubc.ca/Faculty/Research_Centres/Centre_for_Transportation_Studies

UBC Centre for Prostate Research

Faculty of Medicine

The UBC Centre for Prostate Research is recognized world-wide as a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary hub for research, treatment, and education in prostate disease.

prostatecentre.com

UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate

Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration

The goal of the UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate is to promote academic research and teaching in these areas at the Sauder School of Business. The centre's objective is to foster the integration between teaching, research, and the professional real estate community in BC and Canada.

sauder.ubc.ca/Faculty/Research_Centres/Centre_for_Urban_Economics_and_Real_Estate

W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics

Faculty of Medicine

The W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics works to advance the research agenda of applied ethics, conceived as the application of normative theory and social science to core issues in science and technology ethics and policy, organizational ethics, animal welfare and the environment, and research ethics.

ethics.ubc.ca

W. Maurice Young Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research Centre

Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration

The W. Maurice Young Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research Centre aims to be a leading centre of research into the entrepreneurial economy. Its mission is to promote the generation and dissemination of knowledge concerning the process of innovation and entrepreneurial value creation.

sauder.ubc.ca/Faculty/Research_Centres/W_Maurice_Young_Centre_for_Entrepreneurship_and_Venture_Capital_Research

Wine Research Centre

Faculty of Land and Food Systems

The mission of the Wine Research Centre is to conduct research in enology and viticulture and to develop highly qualified human resources with relevant scientific expertise and enterprise who will promote the technological advancement of the wine industry.

wine.landfood.ubc.ca

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