Our researchers turn
your challenges into

Finding nature-based solutions to sea level rise at Sturgeon Bank, Metro Vancouver

Our researchers turn
your challenges into

UBC Applied ScienceResearch

UBC Applied Science has
global expertise to move your
organization into the future.

City Planners
Landscape Architects

We have over 470 researchers with diverse areas of expertise investigating problems from all angles and exploring solutions with an inter-disciplinary approach.

Our people-first approach is the foundation of healthy, livable and sustainable cities and communities.

The Faculty of Applied Science has real world impact. We work with partners to identify challenges and leverage our research, innovation and talent to create practical solutions with a positive impact.

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Highlighted Projects

Biodegradable Face Mask

Developing a homegrown medical-grade mask to help solve a massive global challenge.

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Integrated Energy Testbed

Transforming an entire campus block into an integrated test site for innovative low- and no-carbon technologies.

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Did you know our researchers are tackling global challenges for all 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals?

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