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Governor General and Pulitzer Prize -winning author Carol Shields, The Intelligence
of Dogs author UBC Psychology Prof. Stanley Coren, and Nobel Prize-winning
physicist Martin Perl are among the speakers participating in The Vancouver
Institute spring lecture series at UBC. This season marks the institute's 82nd
An interdisciplinary and international research team led by one of Canada's
top chemists is set to break new ground in the study of electron motion thanks
to a $500,000 grant from the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS).
UBC's new personal security co-ordinator Paul Wong is a criminologist with a flair for design.
Whether it's a parkade or a university residence, Wong can tell you if the
design of the environment reduces the opportunity for crime.
More than 200 Richmond school children are participating in a UBC study to
determine how growing bones can benefit from increased levels of physical activity.
Morris Panych, Wayson Choy and Ian Weir are among the distinguished Creative
Writing alumni returning to campus next month to discuss their writing careers
in a series of noon-hour seminars.
Students just can't take their eyes off a new video in the Faculty of Medicine's Anatomy Dept.
It's not a movie or a game, however. It's the Ultrascope, a new video instruction
system specifically designed for teaching anatomy.