The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world. Read more.

Based out of the UBC Life Sciences Institute, ECOSCOPE is a collaborative network between multiple departments on the UBC campus spanning basic and applied science (Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Forestry, Microbiology and Immunology, Mining Engineering, and Statistics).

UBC Faculty of Science

Committed to research excellence within, and across, disciplines UBC Science faculty members conduct top-tier research in the life, physical, earth and computational sciences. Their discoveries help build our understanding of natural laws—driving insights into sustainability, biodiversity, human health, nanoscience and new materials, probability, artificial intelligence, exoplanets and a wide range of other areas. Read more.

UBC Faculty of Applied Science

The Faculty of Applied Science oversees administrative procedures for the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the School of Community and Regional Planning, the School of Nursing, and all engineering activities at the Vancouver campus and the UBC Okanagan School of Engineering. In total, Applied Science comprises more than 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students and approximately 300 faculty members. Read more.


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