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Nursing student wins interprofessional scholarship

Nursing student Katie Chapman is the recipient of the 2014 John H.V. Gilbert Interprofessional Scholarship for her participation and leadership in the Health Mentors Program. The scholarship is awarded to […]

Engineering professor receives Canadian rheology award

Chemical and Biological Engineering professor Savvas Hatzikiriakos has won the 2014 Canadian Society of Rheology Stanley G. Mason Award. The triennial award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions […]

Nursing students help in UBC’s annual influenza immunization campaign

In November, over 4,500 students, faculty, and staff received free vaccines in the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses. UBC’s Risk Management department coordinated the campaign, which was supported by over 116 […]

Applied Science graduate students named 2014 Vanier Scholars

Applied Science students Jeremy Stone and Sahan Ranamukhaarachchi have won 2014 Vanier Scholarships for their innovative research ideas and leadership skills. They will receive $50,000 each annually for three years […]

UBC members among Canada’s 100 most powerful women

The Women’s Executive Network has named Applied Science Associate Dean Elizabeth Croft and Radiology Professor Paula Gordon among Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women. Gordon heads the Sadie Diamond breast program […]

SALA announces $50,000 Margolese National Design for Living Prize

The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture has announced Vikram Bhatt as the winner of the 2014 Margolese National Design for Living Prize. Bhatt, a professor at McGill University’s School of […]

UBC pharmacy clinic wins national award for innovation

The Pharmacists Clinic at UBC was honoured with the Pharmacy Innovation award at this year’s Commitment to Care and Service Awards, the national awards program hosted by Pharmacy Practice+ and […]

Celebrating 10 years of training more doctors in B.C.

2014 marks the ten year anniversary of the launch of UBC’s distributed MD Undergraduate Program. To mark this occasion, the Faculty of Medicine has launched a website — bcmd10.med.ubc.ca – […]

UBC alum wins Governor-General’s Award in nonfiction

UBC alumnus Michael John Harris (B.A English, Honours ‘02) has won a Governor-General’s Award in nonfiction for his book The End of Absence: Reclaiming what we have lost in a […]

Economics student wins Rhodes Scholarship

Logan Graham, an honours student at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics, has won a Rhodes Scholarship. Graham is in his final year of his B.A. in Economics and will continue […]

Vancouver School of Economics prof wins Killam teaching prize

Vancouver School of Economics’ associate professor Vadim Marmer is the winner of a 2013-2014 UBC Killam Teaching Prize. The prestigious and competitive prize recognizes all aspects of outstanding teaching at both […]

Computer science prof elected Fellow of the AAAI

Computer science professor Holger Hoos has been elected as a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). Hoos was elected for his contributions to the field […]

Can Facebook make you a better driver?

An international team of engineers that includes electrical and computer engineering professor Victor Leung and his research team have created a SAfeDJ app that combines the diagnostic system in a […]

Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion appointed

Engineers embrace new Iron Pin Ceremony

A total of 2400 students, faculty and staff have promised to abide by a code of ethics during Iron Pin Ceremonies launched this fall by the UBC Engineering Undergraduate Society […]

Nursing professor receives 2014 Pat Griffin Scholar Award

Each year, the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing honours an outstanding leader in nursing research with the Pat Griffin Scholar Award. This year’s winner is UBC nursing professor Bernard […]

Law professor receives 2014 Georges A. Goyer, QC Memorial Award for Distinguished Service

Law professor Isabel Grant has received the Goyer Award, the highest honour given by the Canadian Bar Association B.C. Branch. It is a memorial to Georges A. Goyer, who was […]

UBC professor honoured with Prix Galien Canada Research Award

Professor Brett Finlay has been awarded the Prix Galien Canada Research Award 2014, the most prestigious award in the field of Canadian pharmaceutical research and innovation.  Finlay holds joint appointments […]

Engineering professor named one of Canada’s most powerful women

Engineering professor Elizabeth Croft has been named a Women’s Executive Network’s 2014 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 award winner. The awards recognize Canada’s female leaders who have become agents […]

Cinema Salon at UBC Library

UBC Library will give a free screening of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet (starring Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio), part of the Videomatica Collection at the Library. Date: November 27 […]