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UBC This Week | Oct. 30, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site Annual General Meeting 2008: www.ubc.ca/agm UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC […]

UBC Legal Expert Releases Canada’s First Stats on Foreign Human Trafficking Victims

Romania, the Philippines, Moldova and China are the top-four source countries for foreign victims of human trafficking to Canada, according to new statistics released today by University of British Columbia […]

California, Canada Campuses Combat Greenhouse Gas Emissions with Green IT

In one of the first efforts of its kind, universities in Canada and California are pledging to work together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on their campuses while developing so-called […]

Similar Survival Rates for Pacific Salmon in Fraser, Columbia Rivers Raises New Questions

Canadian and U.S. researchers have made a surprising discovery that some endangered Pacific salmon stocks are surviving in rivers with hydroelectric dams as well as or better than in rivers […]

UBC This Week | Oct. 23, 2008

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

Dolby Invests $1.15M in UBC’s “Real-world” Display Technology Research

The University of British Columbia announced today that it has received a pledge from Dolby Laboratories, Inc. to provide $1.15 million in funding to support research in High-Dynamic Range (HDR) […]

UBC Biologist Named PopScience’s Brilliant 10

UBC Reports Extras | Oct. 17, 2008 UBC PhD candidate T. Todd Jones has been chosen as one of Popular Science magazine’s Brilliant 10. Now in it’s seventh year, the […]

UBC This Week | Oct. 16, 2008

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

UBC Researchers to Study Impact of Vancouver 2010 Winter Games

UBC researchers have been appointed by the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) to provide third-party data and analysis for the Olympic Games Impact […]

UBC This Week | Oct. 9, 2008

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

UBC’s Ranks in the Top 35 of the World’s Universities

The University of British Columbia now ranks solidly within the world’s top 35 universities, according to surveys of more than 1,000 institutions. UBC placed 34 in the world in the […]

Largest Review of Its Kind Associates Anti-inflammatory Drugs with Reduced Breast Cancer Risk

Analysis of data from 38 studies that enrolled more than 2.7 million women — the largest of its kind — by researchers at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Coastal […]

Bloc Quebecois Eroding Conservative Hopes for Majority: UBC Election Stock Market

With the Canadian federal election a week away, trading on the Election Stock Market at the University of British Columbia shows that increasing support for the Bloc Quebecois may erode […]

Vol. 54 | No. 10

UBC political science professor Kathryn Harrison breaks down the federal parties’ environmental policies – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2008 […]

In the News

UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2008 Highlights of UBC Media Coverage in September 2008 Compiled by Basil Waugh UBC Political Scientists Comment on Canadian […]

Climate of Concern: Where Do the Political Parties Stand on the Environment?

UBC political science professor Kathryn Harrison breaks down the federal parties’ environmental policies – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2008 […]

Study Reveals B.C. Patients’ Concerns

Wong and her team have received additional funding to do a similar study in English, French, Chinese and Punjabi – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | […]