Faculty members and students conduct research here and around the world, making the School one of the most research-intensive units at UBC in terms of competitive research funding and competitive career awards per faculty member. It ranks among the most effective research units in the country .

Research Units
Find out about the research units in the School

Affiliated Centres
The School is affiliated with a number of centres at UBC and across British Columbia

Research Excellence
Our exceptional faculty have been recognized for their outstanding scholarship and research excellence

Faculty Research
Some of the research projects our faculty are working on

OEH Laboratory
The Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) Laboratory facilities are available to School students and faculty for teaching, research and projects

Recent Publications
Review recent publications by faculty, students and staff

Research at a glance

  • 369 research grants; 248 led by a SPPH faculty member
  • Grants from:
    • Government: CIHR, NSERC, NIH, NSA, PHAC, Genome Canada, Terry Fox, WorkSafeBC, BC Ministry of Children & Family, BC Immunization, BCCDC
    • Foundations: Vancouver Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, MSFHR
    • NGOs: Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute, United Way, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
  • 371 publications in high-impact periodicals, including Lancet (39%), Journal of the American Medical Association (29%), British Medical Journal (17%), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (10%), and Canadian Medical Association Journal (6.5%)