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Recent UBC Media Releases June 29: UBC researchers invent new drug delivery device to treat diabetes-related vision loss June 27: Sauder School of Business and Copenhagen Business School forge strategic […]

UBC pharmacy students profiled in AAPS Newsmagazine

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) UBC student chapter was recently profiled in AAPS Newsmagazine. First established in 2006, the chapter is comprised of graduate students, post doctoral fellows, […]

UBC pulp and paper research to benefit from Canfor Pulp investment

UBC’s pulp and paper research will benefit from an investment by Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership announced June 24.  As part of a ceremony opening the new Canfor Pulp Innovation Centre […]

Beaty building project wins Lieutenant-Governor of B.C. Award in Architecture

The Architectural Institute of British Columbia recently honoured the best projects by British Columbia architects working at home and abroad. The Beaty Biodiversity Centre / Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL) […]

UBC microbiologist earns Grand Challenges Canada Award for TB research

Santiago Ramón-García, a research associate with UBC Microbiology and Immunology, has received $100,000 in funding from Grand Challenges Canada to investigate new drug combinations for tuberculosis treatment.  The funding will […]

UBC endocrinologist receives SMCR Ann Voda Lifetime Achievement Award

UBC professor and acclaimed clinician-scientist Jerilynn C. Prior was awarded Society for Menstrual Cycle Research (SMCR)’s Ann Voda Lifetime Achievement Award.  Dr. Peggy Stubbs, incoming President of SMCR said, “Dr. […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Regional Monetary Cooperation in East Asia / Origins of Social Protests in China

Twice-weekly, Asia Pacific memo publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific at  June 21: AMRO – Fleshing out Regional Monetary […]

Terry Fox Foundation extends invitation to UBC research community

Betty Fox passed away on June 17, 2011 in Chilliwack, B.C at the age of 73.  Involved in all aspects of The Terry Fox Foundation, Fox has spoken to more […]

UBC Press publications receive awards

UBC Press publications have recently received major Canadian political science, public policy and history awards. Globalizing Citizenship was the recipient of an International Studies Association award.  Citizens Adrift: The Democratic […]

UBC recognized in Bronze Quill Awards

UBC received two awards at the International Association of Business Communications (IABC) Bronze Quill Awards, which recognizes communications excellence in B.C.   Tracy Bains, Kera McArthur, Amanda Fetterly and Ashley […]

UBC Farm’s Mark Bomford writes about student-led farm movement

Mark Bomford writes about UBC and “The Improbable Farm in the World City,” one of 15 case studies in a new book published by the University Press of Kentucky. Fields […]

Mechanical engineering employee wins Dean’s Award for Excellence in Service

Alan Steeves, computer and electronics manager in the UBC Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, is this year’s recipient of the Applied Science Dean’s Award for Excellence in Service. Acknowledged for more […]

Pharmaceutical professor profiled by CIHR for pilot project

Dr. Carlo Marra, associate professor in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC, has recently been profiled by Canadian Institutes of Health Research for a pilot project examining the feasibility […]

SPPH professor wins CPHA International Award

Jerry Spiegel received the Canadian Public Health Association’s (CPHA) 2011 International Award at the annual CPHA conference in Montreal on June 21, 2011. Spiegel is an associate professor in the […]