The University of British Columbia is a Canadian public research university founded in 1908. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in British Columbia and is a highly reputed center for research and teaching, consistently ranking among the 40 best universities in the world.
The university offers degrees and diplomas in more than 300 fields of study. The majority of students is enrolled in five larger faculties, namely arts, science, medicine, applied science and business. Its student body numbers approximately 60,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students.
The University of British Columbia’s two main campuses are located in Vancouver and in Kelowna. Smaller campuses include UBC Robson Square in downtown Vancouver, the Learning Exchange in Vancouver and the Centre for Digital Media at the Great Northern Way Campus in Mount Pleasant. The university also provides clinical education to faculty of medicine students at 75 health care facilities across British Columbia.
Our work with the University of British Columbia includes research aimed at identifying optimal water quality conditions for growing salmon in recirculating aquaculture systems and the construction of a system for investigations of materials using ultrafast angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy.