Welcome to the Office of Research Prizes and Awards (ORPA), a unit within UBC’s VP Research and Innovation portfolio.

UBC is proud of the scholarly contributions of its faculty members, and strives to recognize their achievements by encouraging nominations for awards that recognize demonstrated research excellence in its various forms.

The Office of Research Prizes and Awards provides strategic guidance and nomination support for external awards and oversees UBC's internal faculty research awards program.


Who these pages are for: 

ORPA provides support and information on opportunities for research prizes, awards, and honours for UBC research faculty members.

Recent Award Winners

  1. order of canada medal
    July 7, 2022

    UBC Faculty Among Latest Order of Canada Appointees

    On June 29, 2022, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 85 new appointments to the Order of Canada and 4 promotions within the Order. Past and present UBC faculty members are among the new appointees.

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