UBC awarded $20M in funding for research infrastructure
UBC received over $20 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to enhance current research facilities with new equipment.
May 29, 2015
Canada Foundation for Innovation awards UBC $2.2M to boost research
More than $2.2 million has been pledged by the federal government to help fund projects ranging from stroke therapy to tissue regeneration at the University of British Columbia.
Apr 14, 2014
$1.8M boost for cutting edge research from CFI
Eighteen UBC projects have received more than $1.8 million in combined funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund.
Jan 8, 2014
New flu drug stops virus in its tracks
A new class of influenza drug has been shown effective against drug-resistant strains of the flu virus, according to a study led by University of British Columbia researchers.
Feb 21, 2013
Construction begins on Canada’s largest radio telescope
$11M UBC-led CHIME project to attempt largest survey of observable universe
Construction is now under way in Penticton, B.C. on Canada’s largest radio telescope – and the first research telescope to be built in the country in more than 30 years.
Jan 24, 2013
UBC receives $22.7M for research from the Canada Foundation for Innovation
University of British Columbia research in areas ranging from astronomy to cancer, quantum materials to plant evolution, received a $22.7M boost from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
Jan 15, 2013
Ultra-fast laser pulses shed light on elusive superconducting mechanism: UBC research
An international team that includes UBC physicists has used ultra-fast laser pulses to identify the microscopic interactions that drive high-temperature superconductivity.
Apr 2, 2012
CFI Dialogues at UBC Robson Square sheds light on early child development
Canada Foundation for Innovation Dialogues at UBC Robson Square presents Adele Diamond and Clyde Hertzman – a public lecture on early child development
Feb 7, 2012
UBC scientists key contributors to ‘super-cool’ camera, built to reveal early life of stars
University of British Columbia scientists have helped build the world’s largest astronomy camera with an internal temperature colder than anything else in the Universe.
Dec 6, 2011
UBC gains $2.9 million for research infrastructure
University of British Columbia research in climate change, chemistry, medical imaging and physical therapy received a $2.9 million boost today from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
Sep 1, 2011
UBC announces largest ever gift to Faculty of Medicine: $15M towards Centre for Brain Health
A $15 million gift from Vancouver philanthropist Djavad Mowafaghian will help create a new facility that integrates brain research and patient care.
Apr 4, 2011
UBC gains $2.8 million for research infrastructure
University of British Columbia research in nanotechnology, neuroscience, social work, the environment and consumer psychology received a $2.8-million boost today from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
Jan 21, 2011
UBC gains $20M in 29 Canada Research Chairs
Research at the University of British Columbia has received a $20-million boost with the appointment and renewal of 29 Canada Research Chairs (CRC) last week.
Dec 1, 2010
Fat serves as cells’ built-in pH sensor: UBC research
A specific type of fat present in cell membranes also serves as a cellular pH sensor, a team of University of British Columbia researchers has discovered.
Aug 26, 2010
UBC opens Beaty Biodiversity Centre, unveils Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton exhibit
The University of British Columbia today officially opened the Beaty Biodiversity Centre, new home to some of the world’s top biodiversity researchers and Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton exhibit.
May 13, 2010