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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
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.
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
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
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.