The UNBC Health Research Institute (HRI) is designed to enable UNBC’s health researchers to join together for the purpose of furthering health research and innovation. The Institute provides a venue for collaboration among this diverse of group of researchers from many disciplines, who undertake various forms of health research, including research on the determinants of health. The Institute encompasses researchers working in the areas identified in th​e UNBC Strategic Research Plan (Determinants of Health, Health Services and Policy, Population and Public Health, Indigenous Health, Health and Environment), as well as others who engage in health research at UNBC.


  • Dr. Russ Callaghan
    Tuesday, October 8, 2019

    Who are the main users of cannabis in Canada?  UBC Northern Medical Program Professor Dr. Russ Callaghan has found that a small proportion of cannabis users, the upper 10 per cent of... more

  • Research
    Wednesday, July 4, 2018

    The BC SUPPORT Unit Northern Centre is excited to announce the second intake of the Developing Northern Research Collaboration Award. This funding will provide the opportunity for... more

  • Award, Research
    Thursday, June 21, 2018

    The BC SUPPORT Unit is hosting the 2nd annual Putting Patients First: Partnerships for Better Health Research provincial conference on October 3-4, 2018 in Vancouver, BC, with workshops on October... more