Federal budget recognizes integral role of universities and university research to Canadian prosperity
Faced with a challenging fiscal environment, today’s federal budget sends a clear signal to Canada’s research universities. While other jurisdictions have dramatically reduced investments in government-supported R&D, the federal government’s continued support positions Canada to become a global leader in research and innovation.
Mar 29, 2012
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 receives $10.5M to map genome of sunflower family
University of British Columbia researchers have received $10.5 million in funding from Genome Canada through the Government of Canada, Genome BC and international partners to enable them to create the first reference genome of the sunflower family – work that will pinpoint agriculturally important genes and could result in a hybrid sunflower that provides both biofuel and food products.
Jan 12, 2010