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UBC This Week | Feb. 26, 2009

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

UBC Gains Four New Canada Research Chairs

The University of British Columbia will gain research strength in consumer behaviour, industrial automation, genetic epidemiology, and chemical biology with the appointment of four investigators to the university as Canada […]

UBC This Week | Feb. 19, 2009

UBC Feature Web Site 2010 Winter Games : www.ubc.ca/2010 UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC […]

Budget Post-Secondary Investments Applauded

Prof. Stephen J. Toope, President of the University of British Columbia, today applauded new investments in post-secondary education announced in the 2009 provincial budget. "The Government of British Columbia deserves […]

UBC and AMS Announce Reduction of Student Intramural and Recreation Fees

The University of British Columbia Department of Athletics and Recreation and the Alma Mater Society (AMS) today announced extensive student fee reductions for intramural and recreation activities on the UBC […]

UBC This Week | Feb. 12, 2009

UBC Feature Web Site 2010 Winter Games : www.ubc.ca/2010 UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC […]

U.S. Atlantic Cod Population to Drop by Half by 2050: UBC Researcher Releases First-Ever Estimate of Climate Change Impact on Fisheries

A University of British Columbia researcher put a number to the impact of climate change on world fisheries at today’s Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of […]

2010 Countdown: UBC Experts Ready to Comment on Vancouver Olympics

As the one-year countdown to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games approaches on Feb. 12, UBC experts are ready to comment on a wide variety of Games-related topics. […]

UBC Reports Index for 09-02-09

Canada’s UBC-based 1964 Olympic Hockey Team, coached by Father David Bauer (front row, fourth from right) and Bob Hindmarch (front, fourth from left) UBC Reports | Extras | Feb. 10, […]

UBC This Week | Feb. 5, 2009

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

Colour Boosts Brain Performance and Receptivity to Advertising, Depending on Task: UBC Study

A new University of British Columbia study reconciles a debate that has long raged among marketers and psychologists: What colour most improves brain performance and receptivity to advertising, red or […]

Band of Sisters

Prof. Sue Grayston joins Bif Naked for a morning workout – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. 2 | Feb. 5, 2009 Breast Cancer Patients […]

Pump Prices High? Don’t Bother Shopping Around

UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. 2 | Feb. 5, 2009 Pump Prices High? Don’t Bother Shopping Around By Basil Waugh and Derek Moscato When gas prices skyrocket, who […]

New Patinas Bridge Science and Art

New colours for metal patinas are being developed by researchers Prof. Stephen McNeil and fourth-year undergraduate Ashley Devantier – photo by Tim Swanky UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. […]

A Crystal Ball for Pacific Salmon: Unprecedented Genomics Study Underway

Kristi Miller and Scott Hinch are taking a holistic approach to predict the future of wild Pacific salmon stocks – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | […]

Priming the Brain to Recover from Stroke

Asst. Prof. Lara Boyd’s research is already showing promising results – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. 2 | Feb. 5, 2009 By Catherine Loiacono […]

Factoring Biodiversity into Farming

Kai Chan’s research is boosting biodiversity and farm productivity in Costa Rica – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. 2 | Feb. 5, 2009 By […]

Sleep Apnea: Children May Benefit from UBC Device

Prof. Alan Lowe’s invention, an oral appliance called Klearway ™, is being tested to treat sleep apnea in children – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | […]

Law Prof Takes Aim at Foreign-Aid Projects

Ian Townsend-Gault is weighing the effects of projects that have sought to strengthen environmental law in Laos and Vietnam – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | […]