Research Support

Honours and recognition

Canada Research Chairs (CRC)

Established in 2000 by the Government of Canada, the Canada Research Chair Program helps chairholders achieve research excellence while improving Canada’s depth of knowledge and strengthening the country’s international competitiveness.

The following UBC Sauder faculty are current Canada Research Chairs:

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Tim Huh

B.A., B.Math, M.Math (Waterloo), M.S., Ph.D. (Cornell)
Professor, Operations and Logistics Division
Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management
Canada Research Chair in Operations Excellence and Business Analytics

"The Canada Research Chair has helped me to connect with companies and government agencies so that I can learn more about their problems and access their data. It has also helped me recruit outstanding graduate students."

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Yenwan Wang

Yenwan Wang

BA (Fudan), MPhil (UNSW), PhD (Emory)
Assistant Professor, Marketing and Behavioral Science Division
Canada Research Chair in Marketing Analytics

“My research greatly benefits from the wonderful collaborations I have enjoyed with faculty and students at UBC, as well as across the world. The Canada Research Chair has allowed me to get more collaboration opportunities outside my focal research area, get access to data sets from companies and government agencies, as well as conducting more inter-disiplinary studies. It has helped shape my research agenda in very positive ways.”

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Ralph Winter

BSc (UBC), MA, PhD (Berkeley)
Canada Research Chair in Business Economics and Policy
Professor, Strategy and Business Economics Division

"The Canada Research Chair, along with the tremendous support of UBC Sauder, has allowed me a greater focus on research than is normally possible at a major business school. It has also allowed me to travel for seminars and to international conferences attended by the top scholars in my field."

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Royal Society of Canada

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) is the senior national council of distinguished Canadian scholars, humanists, scientists and artists. Today, more than 3,700 individuals have been inducted into the fellowship for their remarkable contributions in the arts, humanities and sciences, and Canadian public life.

Today, more than 3,700 individuals have been inducted into the fellowship for their remarkable contributions in the arts, humanities and sciences, and Canadian public life.

The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership. Members of the college have, at an early stage of their career, demonstrated a high level of achievement.

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Izak Benbasat

BA (Robert College, Istanbul), MSc PhD (Minnesota)
Doctorat Honoris Causa, Université de Montréal (2009).
Fellow, Royal Society of Canada (Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences)
Sauder Distinguished Professor of Information Systems
Professor Emeritus, Accounting and Information Systems Division

"As Fellow of the RSC I have felt a greater sense of commitment and responsibility to represent Canadian scholars in Information Systems by advancing and disseminating knowledge in the use of Information Technologies for the benefit of individuals and society, and to be a role model and mentor to my junior colleagues and doctoral students."

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Katherine White

BA (SFU), MA (Waterloo), PhD (UBC)
Professorship in Consumer Insights, Prosocial Consumption, and Sustainability
Professor, Marketing and Behavioural Science Division

"Being a member of the Royal Society of Canada is an honour and has given me the opportunity to share ideas with other scholars from across Canada. My advice to young scholars is to study what you love. When you love what you study, the process of research is much more enjoyable."

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UBC Killam Research Prize (senior category) 

Winners were selected by UBC’s Faculty Research Award Committee, which spans arts and humanities, business, applied science, science, and medicine.

Daniel Skarlicki

BCom, MBA (Alberta), PhD (Toronto)
Edgar F. Kaiser Professor of Organizational Behaviour
Professor, Marketing and Behavioural Science Division

UBC Killam Research Prize (senior category)
2019 recipient

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UBC Sauder Research Excellence Award, junior category

For candidates who received their Ph.D within the last 10 years, the Research Excellence Award takes a broad view of research excellence and considers factors such as research contributions in scholarly journals, books, reports and working papers, among others.

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Christopher Ryan

BA, Mathematics (UBC)
PhD (UBC)
Assistant Professor, Operations and Logistics Division

UBC Sauder Research Excellence Award, junior category
2019/2020 recipient

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UBC Sauder Research Excellence Award, senior category

For candidates who received their Ph.D. more than 10 years ago, the Research Excellence Award takes a broad view of research excellence and considers factors such as research contributions in scholarly journals, books, reports and working papers, among others.

Nagarajan Mahesh

Mahesh Nagarajan

PhD (U.S.C.)
Professor and Chair, Operations and Logistics Division

UBC Sauder Research Excellence Award, senior category
2019/2020 recipient

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