Growing B.C. research companies have a new place to put down roots with the
construction of the Donald Rix Building, the latest in a series of technology
enterprise facilities located on campus.
Add British Columbia to the world's wine-producing regions which benefit from
a major research university. The B.C. Wine Research Centre (BC WRC) at UBC has
been established to address all aspects of wine and serve as a resource for
the province's highly successful and rapidly growing industry.
Kids will turf their textbooks and get their hands on Frisbees, parachutes
and bicycle gears in a new after-school science outreach program created by
Assoc. Prof. Niamh Kelly.
UBC's Faculty Association has recently voted to negotiate under the B.C. Labour
Many people would be surprised to learn that the earth's oceans teem with between
10 to 100 million viruses in every teaspoonful of seawater. That discovery was
made a decade ago by a graduate student in the lab in which UBC microbiologist
and oceanographer Curtis Suttle was doing post-doctoral work.
A UBC specialist in transfusion medicine has been named as the national director
of research and development at Canadian Blood Services (CBS).