UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 04 | Feb.
Events turn spotlight on Library's research role
A selection of original sketches by artist Jack Shadbolt, author
Malcolm Lowry's manuscripts, and on-the-scene reports from the 1885
Riel Rebellion are some of the primary source materials to be discovered
at workshops and displays offered by the UBC Library as part of
Research Awareness Week (RAW) March 3-9.
Exchange matches volunteers to need in Downtown Eastside
Volunteering in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside helps debunk many
of the stereotypes previously held about people and issues in this
community and in some cases may help students with choosing their
careers, say those involved in UBC's Learning Exchange student volunteer
Math researchers take top national math prizes
UBC mathematicians swept the Canadian Mathematical Society's (CMS)
research prizes gaining recognition for the researcher making outstanding
contributions to mathematics in Canada as well as the top female
and young researchers in the nation.
Scientists issue food biotechnology warning
The Royal Society of Canada has serious questions about the regulation
of genetically modified (GM) foods and crops.
Research funding aims to help patients breathe easier
UBC pulmonary researcher Dr. James Hogg has received $1.26 million
over four years from the U.S. funding agency the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) to pursue his research on the causes of emphysema.
Engineers' first place finish cast in concrete
In an uphill battle and complete turnaround, a team of 14 UBC engineering
students clutched first place in the 27th annual Great Northern
Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR).
Curator Wilde about Oscar
Sarika Bose vividly recalls the moment when she discovered Oscar
Wilde. She was a teenager in a waiting room in her native Calcutta.