UBC’s Faculty of Science is internationally recognized for its education and research programs in the life, physical, mathematical and computational sciences. UBC Science enrols more than 6,800 students (including over 400 international students) in undergraduate B.Sc. programs, and over 1,200 graduate students (400 international) in graduate M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs. Approximately 25% of our undergraduate students take advantage of our Science Co-op program gaining valuable industry work experience in companies around the world (http://www.sciencecoop.ubc.ca/). Each of the past two years, more than 20 UBC Science students have participated in co-op experiences in Asia.
UBC Science prides itself on providing students, faculty and staff with the best possible resources for advanced research and learning. Working with government, industry and other educational institutions from around the globe, the Faculty of Science is able to discover and apply new knowledge through leading edge research.
Whether it is through a department or a cross-faculty project, the Faculty of Science is involved in a variety of research initiatives and programs across the Asia Pacific Region. Please see below for a list of departments and faculty currently involved in research or collaborations in the region.