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UBC Publishes book to celebrate university’s first 100 years

The University of British Columbia has just published UBC: The First 100 Years. Co-written by Eric Damer and Herbert Rosengarten, the book chronicles the university’s history from its inception in […]

UBC This Week | June 25, 2009

UBC Feature Web Site Teacher Education: http://teach.educ.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 […]

UBC This Week | June 18, 2009

UBC Feature Web Site UBC Attractions: http://www.attractions.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 […]

UBC receives $38M in CFI funding for research infrastructure

Leading edge research in areas ranging from infectious disease prevention to geochemical analysis at the University of British Columbia today received a $38-million boost from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. […]

UBC researchers develop new method to study gambling addictions

UBC researchers have created the world’s first animal laboratory experiment to successfully model human gambling. The advance will help scientists develop and test new treatments for gambling addictions, a devastating […]

UBC This Week | June 11, 2009

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

UBC and Canadian think tank receive $1 million to create effective, equitable green policies

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) are winners of a $1-million grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to […]

UBC researcher solves century-old enigma of prehistoric marine mass grave

Good old-fashioned detective work has turned up the first conclusive explanation for the origin of a massive bonebed in southern California, according to a new study led by a UBC […]

UBC This Week | June 4, 2009

UBC Feature Web Site 2008 Focus on People Annual Report: http://www.focusonpeople.ubc.ca/annualreport/ UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event […]

Profs care about teaching: UBC survey

UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. 6 | June 4, 2009 By Brian Lin UBC faculty members care deeply about teaching and learning and most feel they could teach […]

Risking the ride to work

More people would jump on their bikes if cycling paths were separated from traffic, UBC Prof. Kay Teschke says – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | […]

Honours math degree for 18-year-old

UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. 6 | June 4, 2009 By Jody Jacob Eighteeen-year-old Jason Sewell will receive a Bachelor of Science degree with honours in mathematics at […]

New funding to study neglected global diseases

Pharmaceutical Sciences Prof. Kishor Wasan has developed an oral formulation of anti-fungal drug Amp B that could help eradicate Visceral Leishmaniasis in the developing world – photo by Martin Dee […]

Childhood development maps go Web 2.0

UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. 6 | June 4, 2009 By Sean Sullivan A unique tool that measures early childhood development in British Columbia is moving to the […]

Calculating Canadians’ exposure to carcinogens

Paul Demers is leading a study that’s examining how and where Canadians are exposed to carcinogens – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. 6 | […]

Centre tracks Olympic carbon footprint

James Tansey leads the Centre for Sustainability and Social Innovation. The centre is tracking the carbon footprint of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports […]

In the News

UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. 6 | June 4, 2009 Highlights of UBC Media Coverage in May 2009 Compiled by Sean Sullivan Ch’nook program looks to engag aboriginal […]

Vol. 55 | No. 6

More people would jump on their bikes if cycling paths were separated from traffic, UBC Prof. Kay Teschke says – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | […]

UBC gift creates Canada’s largest fund for the study of human sexuality: Lesbian literary icon Jane Rule remembered

The University of British Columbia has received $1.7 million from an anonymous donor to create Canada�s largest university endowment fund for the study of human relationships and sexuality. The gift […]