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Prof. Mu Chiao is working with scientists to develop biosensors and monitoring devices - photo by Martin Dee
Prof. Mu Chiao is working with scientists to develop
biosensors and monitoring devices - photo by
Martin Dee

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 3 | Mar. 3, 2005

Implantable Medical Devices Promise Better Life

A UBC mechanical engineer is embarking on a multi-disciplinary project that could spare diabetes patients from ever pricking their fingers again.

Saving the Serengeti

It all started with dung beetles. As a child in Africa, UBC zoologist Anthony Sinclair admired and collected the humble insect, marking the start of a career that has spanned four decades.

College Days, College Nights

The title of this documentary alone should draw you in. Over the course of the 2003-04 academic year, eight UBC film department students followed the joys and disappointments of 16 UBC undergraduates.

Senior Appointments

The University of British Columbia Board of Governors welcomes four new elected members.

Tsunami Response Challege Nets $230,170 in First Six Weeks

As of February, the UBC web site recorded $87,445 in gifts from the UBC community to relief agencies in response to the $2 Million Tsunami Challenge.

The New UBC Life Sciences Institute Home to Eight Research Groups

An international hub for interdisciplinary, basic biological research will open next week in one of UBC’s newest -- and largest -- buildings.

Centre for Blood Research Attracts Top Investigators

A key member of the new Life Sciences Institute is the Centre for Blood Research (CBR), a multidisciplinary facility that is unique in the world.

Celebrate Research: A Week-Long Focus on UBC Ingenuity

Killer spores, the aging brain and e-commerce hazards are some of the topics to be explored in Celebrate Research Week March 5-12.

Architecture Grad’s Prototype Home Earns Praise

Architecture firm Metis Design-Build aims to use common sense in house design and building, making simple changes that are economic for owners, environmentally astute and socially integrated.

Defence in Depth

The profile of a virus writer or hacker is young, male, intelligent and equipped with the one luxury people in full-time employment never have -- time.


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