Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering


Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Sponsor deadline:

Award Details

This prize recognizes outstanding Canadian teams of researchers from different disciplines who have combined their expertise to produce achievements of outstanding international significance in the natural sciences and engineering in the last six years.

The prize is accompanied by a team research grant of up to $250,000, which may be used to support the direct costs of university-based research and/or the enhancement of research facilities.

For nomination support: Contact Stephanie O'Neill, Award Nomination Development Officer,

Note: As of May 1st, 2024 researchers nominated for this competition must comply with Government of Canada and Tri-Agency research security requirements. Please see UBC’s Research Security website for more details or to book a consultation with the Research Security team.

Previous Award Winners


  • Mark Halpern, Gary Hinshaw, Ingrid Stairs, and Mandana Amiri (Physics & Astronomy)


  • Allan Bertram (Chemistry)

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