UBC Fisheries Centre Prof. Daniel Pauly seeks a union between
fisheries scientists and conservationists. - photo by Martin
UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 3 | Mar.
Scientist Predicts Ocean Fisheries Disaster
He describes himself as a bridge builder. And that bridge
is built over troubled waters, says UBC Fisheries Centre Prof.
Daniel Pauly, a vocal and influential critic of current fishing
practices that are depleting the worlds fish stocks.
Teaching Manners to House Robots
Blame it on Rosie, the Jetsons robot maid. The popular
TV cartoon character helped to fuel our fascination with having
automated help around the house but, in real life, Rosie would
be too dangerous to let loose with the vacuum cleaner, says
a UBC robotics expert.
Free Tuition for PhD Students
UBC is waiving tuition fees for PhD students in a bid to
become more competitive in attracting top scholars nationally
New Bus Makes it Safe to Go to School
Children attending University Hill Elementary School can
now get to and from school more conveniently and safely thanks
to a unique UBC-community partnership.
UBC Student Survives Year of Self-Imposed Exile on Desolate
After six weeks of fierce winds and chilling downpours,
Bob Kull didnt think things could get much worse on
the desolate island off the coast of southern Chile where
he was trying to set up camp.
New $9-Million CBC Mini-Series Driven by UBC Talent
Vancouvers Orpheum Theatre doubles for Canadas
Parliament Buildings. Cables, lights, aluminum stands and
frames, and assorted other gear line the foyer. Background
performers wait in the theatre, their holding
area, for their call. In a red-carpeted hall upstairs, well-known
Canadian actors Kate Nelligan and R.H. Thompson work with
director Brad Turner to nail their lines.
The university, it turns out, is a great place to study and
a great place to work. Witness all the UBC grads who work
Students Vote in Favour of Mandatory Discount Bus Pass
In the highest voter turnout in the history of the University
of British Columbia, students voted overwhelmingly in favour
of a Universal Transportation Pass (U-Pass).
Handling Emotional Pain in the Workplace
Cancer changed Peter Frosts life and his research.
Now that research just might change organizational life for
leaders and employees around the world.
Research Awareness Week
Jean Barman, Dept. of Educational Studies, is one of the
UBC researchers being honoured at Celebrate Research, a gala
event to be held March 13 at the Chan Centre for the Performing