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Author Shields lectures at Vancouver Institute

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 year.

Cutting-edge chemistry funded by Wall Institute

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).

Design key to safety, says new co-ordinator

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.

Kids' play may assist adult bone strength

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.

Creative alumni return to talk about write stuff

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.

Bones seen on big screen bring student study to life

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.