2021-22 At a Glance

Our Place in the world

UBC’s Department of Psychology ranks 13th in the world and first in Canada in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings. The 2022 psychology rankings includes 568 universities, up from 533 last year.

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Our people

55 Tenure-stream faculty
17 Emeritus faculty
28 Lecturers, sessional instructors and teaching fellows
134 Graduate students
24 Post-doctoral fellows
8,591 Undergraduate students
2,886 BA psychology majors
268 BSc behavioural neuroscience majors
46 Operations and research staff
106 Student research staff
167 Student teaching and academic assistants
13,104 Alumni

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Our awards and accolades

39 Killam Research Prizes
10 Killam Teaching Prizes
7 Royal Society of Canada Fellows
7 Canada Research Chairs
3 CPA Gold Medals
3 American Assoc. for Advancement of Science Fellows
3 Officers of the Order of Canada
1 Killam University Professor
1 American Academy of Arts & Sciences Member
1 SSHRC Gold Medal

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