Four faculty members receive the 2014 UBC Faculty Research Awards

Four faculty members have received the 2014 Faculty Research Awards.  Faculty researchers are nominated by their peers. Winners are selected by UBC’s Faculty Research Award Committee, which spans arts and humanities, business, education, applied science, science, and medicine.

Three faculty members receive the UBC Killam Research Prize in the Senior Category.  This award recognizes outstanding research and scholarly contributions.  The recipients are:


Ian Mackenzie
Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Fabio Rossi
Professor, Department of Medical Genetics


Poul Sorensen
Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Jennifer Gardy, Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health receives the UBC President’s Award for Public Education Through Media.  This award celebrates the active and creative sharing of research expertise through news media.


Jennifer Gardy
Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health

Each spring, the UBC Office of the Vice President Research & International hosts an awards reception to recognize outstanding UBC researchers. The reception will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in the Glass Lobby of the Chan Centre.