UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 07 | April
Creative educators earn Somerset, Black awards
To Graeme Chalmers and Errol Durbach the awards they will receive
April 10 have special personal significance -- they pay tribute
to legendary UBC figures who were mentors and friends.
UBC attracts leading diabetes researcher
An alternative to pancreas transplant -- until now only available
in Alberta -- will be an option for B.C. diabetes patients within
two years, thanks to a $2.5-million gift to the university that
will support the work of a leading diabetes researcher and surgeon.
Students counsel community groups
It's good medicine and it's easy to swallow -- that's what community
groups are saying about health-care presentations by Faculty of
Pharmaceutical Sciences undergraduates.
Research team sets to work on healthier bones
Sticks and stones can break your bones and so can stumbles and
falls if you are a senior with poor bone strength.
Study suggests girls avoiding high-tech
"Competence and confidence with a range of technologies is essential
for full participation in our culture," says Education Assoc. Prof.
Attention-deficit going undiagnosed, untreated, says student researcher
Research at UBC is revealing that many girls who suffer from attention-deficit/hyperactivity
disorder (ADHD) are not being diagnosed and treated.
Winning Law teams lead way in making their case
It is no moot point -- UBC Law students excel in national and in
Dream comes true with community book drive
An empty space in children's lives and a library room in Oaxaca,
Mexico will be filled by 10,000 children's books from Delta, B.C.