UBC's Child Study Centre, an interdisciplinary centre for research in child
development and early childhood education, will close June 30.
UBC psychologists have uncovered evidence that fatal cases of anorexia nervosa
may strike more older people, and men, than is commonly believed.
Margaret Fulton, former Dean of Women at UBC, is the subject of the television
documentary, A Round Peg, airing on the Knowledge Network Jan. 22 and
At its Dec. 12 meeting, the Board of Governors requested that the university
investigate all optimal sites for the Liu Centre for International Studies and
its residential component (hotel) and complete a financial and economic analysis.
A committee to investigate whether the Faculty Club buildings can be re-opened
as a financially viable gathering place has begun its work.
UBC researchers have discovered that by using oversize wooden sheets in wall
construction, they can as much as double the ability of many wood-frame structures
to withstand wind and earthquake forces.
A total of nine UBC and UVic field hockey players have been selected to Canada's
Junior National Team.
Women who quit smoking during pregnancy don't get nearly enough support in
their efforts to remain non-smokers after giving birth.