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Renowned quantum physicist joins UBC from Harvard as new Canada Excellence Research Chair

UBC welcomed quantum physicist Jennifer Hoffman today as its newest Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC). She joins a team of leading-edge quantum matter researchers at UBC, building a critical mass of expertise in this emerging field.

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Business, Law and Society

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Counterfeiters push fashion labels to new heights

The presence of counterfeiters in the market can drive innovation in the fashion industry, according to a new UBC study.

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Arts and Humanities

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UBC experts available to comment on Ramadan

UBC experts are available to comment on the most sacred month of the Islamic calendar, and its related subjects.

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Science, Health and Technology

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Single-celled predator evolves tiny, human-like ‘eye’

A single-celled marine plankton evolved a miniature version of a multi-cellular eye, possibly to help see its prey better, according to University of British Columbia (UBC) research published today in Nature.

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University News

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Greece debt crisis: UBC experts available for comment

UBC experts are available for commentary on the increasingly tense Greece debt crisis.

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Freshwater and ocean acidification stunts growth of developing pink salmon

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Pink salmon that begin life in freshwater with high concentrations of carbon dioxide, which causes acidification, are smaller and may be less likely to survive, according to a new study from UBC.

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Tackling the trauma: Male survivors of sexual abuse hope for more understanding

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As Canada marks Men’s Health Month, a UBC nursing researcher is calling for greater understanding and support for male survivors of sexual abuse.

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UBC experts available to comment on hot weather, forest fires, drought

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UBC experts are available to comment on a variety of issues related to hot weather, including droughts, wildfires and heat waves.

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Opinions

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Forgiving the unforgivable
Karl Aquino, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, argues the virtues of forgiveness. Read more..

Expert Spotlight

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For dudes, by DUDES

The DUDES Club creates a safe, supportive place for men to talk about health, both physical and mental.

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UBC Athletics

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Former Major Leaguer Chris Pritchett named head coach of UBC baseball

The UBC Thunderbirds’ new baseball head coach replaces the only man who has patrolled the T-Bird dugout since the program was resurrected in 1997.

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Feature Video

Why reducing your middle matters

What is the most important thing to know about obesity and cancer? Dr. Murphy explains maintaining a healthy body weight throughout life is key.

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UBC Events

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  • Tue, June 30: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Museum of Anthropology
The Museum of Anthropology, the Musqueam First Nation, and the Museum of Vancouver partner on a groundbreaking exploration of an ancient landscape and living culture in a series of exhibitions entitled c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city.