With over 400 faculty investigating sustainability, our goal is to excel across the spectrum of fundamental and applied research. And our research advances interdisciplinary and cross-cutting methods, linking research to action both on-and-off campus.

 

Opportunities

CLL Fund Competition

UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) offers Faculty and Staff at the Vancouver campus an opportunity...
Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy
Production, Consumption & Waste

Sustainability Scholars Program

The Sustainability Scholars Program is an innovative paid internship program. We match UBC graduate...
Human Well-being & Social Systems

SEEDS Sustainability Program

Welcome to the SEEDS (Social Ecological Economic Development Studies) Sustainability Program. SEEDS...
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Research-Based Graduate Programs

Research-based graduate programs are thesis-based and can include an M.Sc., M.A., or PhD. Follow...

Research Group & Researchers

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS), located at UBC Farm, is a unique research centre that aims to understand and fundamentally transform local and global food systems towards a more sustainable, food secure future. For more information:...

UBC Centre for Sport and Sustainability

The Centre is dedicated to improving our understanding of how sport can help advance economic and...
Applied Science (Vancouver)
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Green building design, construction and operation, including the integrated technical and economic modelling of building- and community-integrated low-carbon energy systems; finding new ways to...

Explore our research collections

UBC’s sustainability research collections highlight our commitment to transform the entire campus into a living laboratory, and to engage our faculty and students in innovative and applied research to improve our communities, region and world.

Find a Researcher

With over 400 faculty investigating sustainability-related topics at UBC, it can be hard to know...

Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facility

The Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facility produces renewable energy for UBC’s campus using wood...
Climate Change & Energy

Brock Commons Tallwood House

UBC’s Brock Commons Tallwood House is one of a growing number of mass-timber buildings around the...
Built Environment & Mobility

Featured Research Groups

UBC operates multiple centres of excellence and interdisciplinary research groups in order to...