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The Northern Gateway pipeline thought map

UBC's Andrew Barton creates an interactive map where anyone can share their thoughts on the project.


Business, Law and Society

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Levelling the playing field

New UBC Sauder School of Business professor Jennifer Berdahl will examine the value of gender equity in the workplace.

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Arts and Humanities

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The new pulse of digital music

Music is supposed to make you move, but UBC’s Laptop Orchestra takes it to a whole other level.

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Science, Health and Technology

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Eye of the beholder – improving the human-robot connection

Researchers are programming robots to communicate with people using human-like body language and cues, an important step toward bringing robots into homes.

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University News

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Community and business leader Lindsay Gordon to be next UBC Chancellor

The University of British Columbia Board of Governors today appointed business and community leader, and double alumnus Lindsay Gordon to become the university's 18th chancellor on July 1, 2014.

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A peek inside admissions

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Registrar Kate Ross explains UBC's admissions process for prospective students.


Yeast provides genetic clues on drug response


Why do people respond differently to the same drug? Researchers are bringing us a step closer to predicting how a drug will affect us.


TV turns 75


The first television was introduced 75 years ago. UBC's Tiffany Potter looks at how it changed us, and how it will change in the future.




Of course we need varsity sport

In an op-ed for University Affairs, UBC's Richard Price says athletics connect universities with their communities and foster healthier, better educated citizens. Read more...

Expert Spotlight

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Celebrating a world of books

With World Book Day coming up on April 23, book lover and author Sonnet L'Abbé of UBC's Okanagan campus tells us why reading is one of life's most basic pleasures.

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UBC Athletics

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Volleyball player nominated for CIS athlete of the year

Lisa Barclay, a fourth-year outside hitter for the UBC Thunderbirds, is a finalist for the female CIS athlete of the year award.

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Feature Video

The UBC Laptop Orchestra

Pairing the arts and science, UBC’s Laptop Orchestra transforms the human body into a musical instrument.

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UBC Events

Optimal defense against gut nematodes

  • Tue Apr 22 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Life Sciences Centre
Princeton University professor Andrea Graham presents "Optimal defense against gut nematodes: Wild animals as model systems for This Wormy World."