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UBC This Week 25-Oct-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Oct. 25 Park and charge: Media demo of safe, new wireless vehicle charging technology invented by UBC researchers Oct. 23 Summer babies less likely to […]

UBC Library and United Way Spelling Bee

UBC staff are invited to join a cross-campus team competition to raise awareness for the United Way. Teams of four to 10 will go head-to-head with various departments and units […]

Asia Pacific Memo: Introducing “Asia Pacific Memo–China only”; China: Two Faces of Social Protest

The Asia Pacific Memo series publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific twice-weekly at   Their most recent memos: • Introducing […]

SALA events: Territories in Motion with Henri Bava; Four Vancouver Cultural Sites

This week, School of Landscape and Landscape Architecture (SALA) features guest lecturer Henri Bava from Agence TER in Paris who will speak on “Territories in Motion.” The event is made […]

Fourth annual Community and Patient Fair

The fourth annual Community and Patient Fair for Health Professional Education invites UBC students to learn about community health organizations and resources. The event will feature: • More than 30 community […]

Open UBC celebrates open access

Open UBC, a series of events in partnership with Celebrate Learning Week and Open Access Week, highlights open access and scholarship at UBC. On October 31 and November 1, UBC […]

UBC Applied Science awards Margolese National Design for Living Prize

Professor Eric Miller of the University of Toronto was chosen as the inaugural recipient of the Margolese National Design for Living Prize. The award, made possible by a gift to […]

cIRcle nabs top spot, launches award

The July 2012 Webometrics rankings has ranked cIRcle, UBC’s open access digital repository, as the top repository in Canada, and 44th out of more than 1,400 institutional repositories worldwide. cIRcle […]

SALA faculty member art installation receives international accolades

Bill Pechet, a lecturer at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, has created a large art installation that is garnering international recognition. Located outside the Millennium Library in Winnipeg, […]

UBC men’s health researcher launches new prostate cancer website and online forum

To showcase study findings about how support groups promote health among prostate cancer patients, School of Nursing Assoc. Prof. John Oliffe has launched a website with online resources at […]

Alden Habacon receives 2012 Maharlika Award

Alden Habacon, Director of Intercultural Understanding Strategy Development at UBC, has been honoured with a 2012 Maharlika Award for his leadership, community service and his achievements in the field of […]

Terry Fox Foundation supports UBC research into aggressive leukemia

A team led by Keith Humphries, professor in the Division of Hematology at UBC, has received $5.9 million over five years from the Terry Fox Foundation to find new ways […]

UBC professors inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Philip Andrew Hieter, professor of medical genetics, and Dolph Schluter, professor and Canada Research Chair in the Department of Zoology at UBC, were among 180 artists, scientists, scholars, authors, and […]

Park and charge: Media demo of safe, new wireless vehicle charging technology invented by UBC researchers

University of British Columbia researchers have invented a safe, efficient method to wirelessly charge electric vehicles using remote “magnetic gears.” The technology has been successfully tested on UBC service vehicles.