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UBC This Week | Jul. 31, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site Faculty of Education : www.educ.ubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC […]

UBC Vancouver Students Endorse Largest Donation to Build New $110M Student Union Building at University Square

The Alma Mater Society (AMS) of UBC-Vancouver Student Council has voted in favour of an $85 million investment in a new Student Union Building (SUB) to be constructed at University […]

UBC Researchers Supercharge Brain Cells to Attack Plaques that Cause Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have discovered a new method for developing treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). They have shown that by stimulating a brain cell called a […]

Editors: UBC Experts Ready to Comment on Beijing 2008 and Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Paralympics

UBC experts are ready to comment on topics related to the upcoming 2008 Beijing Olympics and Paralympics, in addition to the 2010 Games in Vancouver, B.C. The list below will […]

UBC This Week | Jul. 24, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site New Campus-wide Events Calendar: www.events.ubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC […]

UBC Digitization Program Provides Instant Global Access to B.C. Heritage

Electronic collections featuring community newspapers, B.C. history, fossil specimens, medical artifacts and works by renowned wildlife artist Robert Bateman will all be a mouse click away, thanks to a community […]

Age-old Magic Tricks Can Provide Clues for Modern Science

Revealing the science behind age-old magic tricks will help us better understand how humans see, think, and act, according to researchers at the University of British Columbia and Durham University […]

UBC This Week | Jul. 17, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site First Nations House of Learning: www.longhouse.ubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. […]

Family Contributes $7.5 Million to Advance Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UBC

Alzheimer’s Disease research at the University of British Columbia has received a significant boost from a private family donation. A gift totalling $7.5 million from the David Townsend family is […]

First French Research Grant Helps UBC and VCHRI Investigate Strokes

Stroke research at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute received an international boost with a U.S. $6 million grant from the Transatlantic Networks of Excellence […]

Teen Sexual Health Improved Among BC Students

When it comes to sex, British Columbia’s teens can point to evidence that adults may be wrong about teens engaging in riskier behaviours at younger ages.  According to a BC […]

Fuel Subsidies Better Spent Re-training Fishers: UBC Researchers

Skyrocketing fuel costs could lead to long-term sustainable fisheries if governments redirect fuel subsidies currently given to fishing fleets and use them to invest in re-training for fishers, says University […]

UBC Wins Prestigious $1 Million NIH Grant for Chlamydia Vaccine Research

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have been awarded a grant from the prestigious U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further their work on a vaccine for Chlamydia, […]

UBC This Week | Jul. 10, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site UBC REC: www.rec.ubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC This Week […]

Construction Complete on First Vancouver 2010 Indoor Competition Venue

UBC Thunderbird Arena and All 15 Venues to Showcase Vancouver 2010 Venues’ Aboriginal Art Program Vancouver, BC — The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games […]