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UBC Fisheries Centre Prof. Daniel Pauly seeks a union between fisheries scientists and conservationists.
UBC Fisheries Centre Prof. Daniel Pauly seeks a union between fisheries scientists and conservationists. - photo by Martin Dee

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 3 | Mar. 6, 2003

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 world’s 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 and internationally.

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 Island

After six weeks of fierce winds and chilling downpours, Bob Kull didn’t 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

Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre doubles for Canada’s 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.

UBC Alumni

The university, it turns out, is a great place to study and a great place to work. Witness all the UBC grads who work here.

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 Frost’s 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 Arts.


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