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Researchers are programming robots to communicate with people using human-like body language and cues, an important step toward bringing robots into homes.
The University or 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.
More than $2.2 million has been pledged by the federal government to help fund projects ranging from stroke therapy to tissue regeneration at the University of British Columbia.
Researchers have genetically engineered trees that will be easier to break down to produce paper and biofuel, a breakthrough that will mean using fewer chemicals, less energy and creating fewer environmental pollutants.
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A case for the Jim Flaherty excellence in research fundIn a Globe & Mail op-ed, UBC Pres. Stephen Toope says the Canada First Research Excellence Fund should be renamed in honour of the Hon. Jim Flaherty, who championed excellence in education and research. Read more...
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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