QuEST Program

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An integrated study program combining access to world-class researchers and facilities with development of professional skills and opportunities to experience different research environments - internationally and in the broader UBC community. 

Entrance to QuEST is highly competitive, ensuring a talented peer group for participants. Successful applicants have access to scholarship-level funding to support their participation in the program, travel subsidies to present research at international conferences and funding for research exchanges abroad as well as for internships & collaborations with SBQMI industry partners.

QuEST Program Advantages
  • Gain a strong foundation of scientific knowledge
  • Build a broad technical base
  • Become skilled at devising innovative solutions to complex quantum materials problems 
  • Develop both breadth & depth in your research field through inter-disciplinary co-supervision
  • Thrive in an open & highly-collaborative, inter-disciplinary research environment
  • Access innovative courses developed specifically to target areas of expertise related to quantum materials research
  • Learn from professional development programs and networking