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UBC This Week 12-Apr-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Apr 12 Pride and prejudice: Pride impacts racism and homophobia Apr 11 Names Not Numbers: UBC introduces personalized service for incoming students Apr 10 UBC […]

From Islamists to Muslim Democrats: The Rise of the AKP and Turkey’s EU Accession

Dietrich Jung, Centre for Contemporary Middle East Studies, University of Southern Denmark, will shed some light on the complexities of contemporary Turkish politics and argues that the “Islamization” of the […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Alzheimer’s Disease Research in Canada and China / Fuel Politics in Indonesia

Twice-weekly, Asia Pacific Memo publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues on Asia and across the Pacific at Most recent Memos: Apr 10 – Alzheimer’s Disease […]

Indigenous Knowledges conference at UBC

An international conference titled “Indigenous Knowledges: Local Priorities, Global Contexts” will be presented by Ingrid Parent, UBC’s University Librarian and President of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. […]

Faculty of Applied Science’s Class of 2012 rising stars

Over the next few months, Faculty of Applied Science’s Class of 2012 will be featured on their homepage—their experiences at UBC, their plans for the future and how they will […]

Engineering Co-op students, faculty and employers recognized

The Engineering Co-op program recently held awards ceremonies for outstanding graduating students, faculty and industry partners at both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses. • Employers of the year: Klohn Crippen Berger […]

Graduate student receives second IEEE Best Paper Award

UBC graduate student Derrick Wing Kwan Ng received the best paper award at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference in Paris. This is Kwan’s second best paper award in […]

Faculty of Education researcher named AERA Fellow

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) honours Bonny Norton, a professor in the Faculty of Education, as a 2012 Fellow for Outstanding Educational Research. Norton, the UBC Distinguished University Scholar […]

Scripps Oceanography and Nierenberg family honour Daniel Pauly

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California (UC) San Diego and the William Nierenberg family will present the 2012 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest to UBC […]

UBC SCARP joins the Faculty of Applied Science

The UBC School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) joined the Faculty of Applied Science, effective April 1, 2012. SCARP migrated within the UBC organizational structure from the College for […]

UBC This Week 05-Apr-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Mar 29 Federal budget recognizes integral role of universities and university research to Canadian prosperity    Mar 30 UBC Board of Governors welcomes two new […]

Trying Polygamy, the issues and outcome of reference re: S.293 of the Criminal Code of Canada

Craig Jones, lead counsel for the Attorney General of British Columbia (and a Green College Society Member) explains the unprecedented courtroom struggle over the constitutionality of s.293, Canada’s polygamy law, […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – China, Energy, Environment, and Growth – Options for Canada

Short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific are published twice-weekly on Asia Pacific Memo: Most recent Memos: Apr 3 – Japan’s […]

UBC scientists reveal a breast cancer’s insidious evolution

Faculty of Medicine researchers have decoded the genetic make-up of triple negative breast cancer, which could lead to more effective treatment.  “It’s actually extremely complex, with each cancer at a […]