Research Excellence by the Numbers

Overview

According to the UBC Office of Research Services Researcher Information Services database (RISe), the total amount of direct research funding received by the Faculty of Medicine (FoM) in FY 2014-15 was $305M.1 Over the past five years, this amount has hovered around the $300M mark, ranging from $280M in FY 2008-09 to a high of $307M in FY 2013-14.

Faculty of Medicine within UBC Scope of Research

In FY 2014-15, the Faculty of Medicine was responsible for 57% of UBC’s total research activity (see below). The Faculty of Medicine has accounted for at least 50% of UBC’s total research activity for the past six years.

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UBC research funding from all sources by Faculty 2014-15*

Distribution of Research within the Faculty of Medicine

2014-15 Faculty of Medicine research funding from all sources, by research centre*

Includes research funding credited to centre members’ home departments. Not all faculty members have centre affiliations; therefore, the centre funding total will be less than the Faculty of Medicine total research funding

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2014-15 Faculty of Medicine total research funding from all sources, by department/school*

  • Funding credited to research centres has been folded into the PI’s respective Department/School. A small amount (<1%) is excluded for PIs who belong to a Faculty of Medicine Research Centre but whose primary appointment is in a non-Faculty of Medicine department.
  • Excludes Medicine Dean’s Office ICR and O/H.

This story is an excerpt from the chapter titled “Research Excellence by the Numbers” in the 2014/15 Research Annual Report.

Research Excellence by the Numbers

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