Our faculty and students pursue ideas that advance knowledge and improve lives. We are committed to conducting outstanding research that serves the people of British Columbia, Canada, and the world.

There are numerous opportunities for faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduates to be involved in a variety of research projects and collaborations.

Bridgette LeNormand

Collaborative Research

Multidisciplinary research is essential to understanding the interconnected and complex issues we face today. Our researchers work together, from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, and both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in these collaborations.


Jeannete Armstrong UBC Okanagan

Research Chairs

The Canada Research Chairs and Endowed Chairs help to attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds. These chairholders aim to achieve research excellence and to train the next generation of skilled researchers.


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Information for Students

Research information and funding opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.


Political Science Students UBC Okanagan


Find resources related to planning, implementing and maintaining strategic research initiatives and information about funding, grant applications and more.



Michelle St. Pierre
Doctoral Student, Psychology


FASS doctoral student Michelle St. Pierre is on a mission to reform drug policy and revolutionize psychological healing.


Explore Department Research

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Community, Culture & Global Studies

We are involved in a diversity of social science and humanities research, employing qualitative, feminist, digital, narrative, ethnographic, Indigenous, community-engaged, and multimodal methodologies.

Researcher at UBC

Economics, Philosophy & Political Science

Learn more about research in the Economics, Philosophy & Political Science department.

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History & Sociology

Our research projects engage with local and global issues, ranging from human rights to cybersecurity, and the impact of migration. Join us in thinking actively about how to shape the world in which we live.

Psychology Research


Our faculty members and graduate students are working on exciting research projects that are making a difference, locally and around the world.

Contact Information

Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Email: fass.research.ubco@ubc.ca
Tel: 250.807.9841

Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation

Office of Research Services
Email: ResearchOffice.UBCO@ubc.ca
Tel: 250.807.9412

Derek Gratz, Associate Director, University Industry Liaison Office
Email: derek.gratz@ubc.ca
Tel: 250.807.9853