Eight Arts faculty win UBC’s 2018 Faculty Research Awards

February 6, 2019

Eight members of the Faculty of Arts are being recognized by UBC’s Faculty Research Awards. Winners of these awards were selected by UBC’s Faculty Research Award Committee, which spans arts and humanities, business, education, applied science, science and medicine.

Each spring, the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation hosts an awards reception to recognize outstanding UBC researchers. This year the reception will be held on April 10, 2019 at the Jack Poole Hall of the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre.

Congratulations to all recipients!


The eight faculty members recognized are:

JACOB BIELY RESEARCH PRIZE

UBC’s premier award for research 

UBC KILLAM RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Enabling faculty to pursue full-time research during a recognized study leave

  • Ian Hill (English Language & Literatures)
  • Mark Turin (Anthropology / Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies)

UBC KILLAM RESEARCH PRIZES

Recognizing outstanding research and scholarly contributions

DOROTHY SOMERSET AWARD FOR PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT IN THE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

Recognizing faculty who have made outstanding contributions to (and performances in) art, music, creative writing, theatre or film