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Research Reveals Downsizing Survivors Need Support, Too

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Time to grieve and adjust essential for successful restructuring By Michelle Cook We often hear about the emotional trauma suffered by those who lose their jobs […]

UBC News Digest

The UBC News Digest is a weekly summary of news stories about UBC people, research, learning, community, and internationalization initiatives. News Digest past issues are also available on-line. Oct. 10, […]

Helping Traumatized Soldiers cope with Civilian Life

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Three-year study looks for answers By Hilary Thomson Helping Canadian soldiers overcome the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and make the transition to a civilian […]

Opera Hits a High Note with Research

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Singers study characters, storylines and history By Michelle Cook Singing may not be considered a science, but opera students can hold their own – not to […]

Local High School Students Offered Mentors

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 UBC mentoring opportunities for local high school students will soon be made available via a web-based service called UBC Mentor Centre. The virtual centre is being […]

In Memoriam: Peter Hochachka

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 By Dr. David R. Jones Peter Hochachka OC, PhD, LL.D, FRSC died at his home in Vancouver on Sept.16 cared for by those he loved the […]

Research Funding Highlights

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 UBC consistently performs well in securing research funding. In 2001/02 alone there was more than $260 million in research activity at the university, including the following […]

Former UBC President Kenneth Hare Remembered

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Meteorologist guided university through stormy seas It was the ’60s, one of the most turbulent times in UBC’s history, when Dr. F. Kenneth Hare succeeded Dr. […]

What Makes a Good Researcher?

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 What Makes a Good Researcher? What makes a good researcher? By Brian Lin Curiosity, persistence and an open mind are some of the traits UBC researchers […]

UBC Research Unlocking the Key to Mystery Killer Fungus

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 No one knows yet how it got here By Hilary Thomson How did a potentially lethal fungus spread by koala bears end up on Vancouver Island? […]

Eureka Moments in Research

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 When the light goes on By Brian Lin Legend goes that when Archimedes discovered how to measure the volume of an irregular solid and thereby determine […]

Vol. 48 | No. 12

UBC engineering students create another honorary engineer by presenting the Queen with her own engineering sweater. It features the initials HRH on the sleeve. – photo by Michelle Cook UBC […]

Uptown Meets Downtown in Free Concerts

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Music of the streets mingles with UBC Music School By Kate Jobling The UBC Learning Exchange is presenting two free concerts featuring 20 performers from the […]

UBC Psychologists Forge Links With China

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 By Steven Taylor & Kerry Jang Ed.’s Note: The following is a submission to UBC Reports by members of the Dept. of Psychiatry following their recent […]

Ike Barber Donates $20 Million for Learning Centre

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Ike Barber Donates $20 Million for Learning Centre Major expansion planned for Main Library By Michelle Cook UBC’s Main Library will be transformed into a revolutionary […]

Apple Fest

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 The UBC Botanical Garden’s popular Apple Festival takes place Oct. 19-20 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. This year there will be more than 35 varieties […]

UBC Alumni

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Illuminating Achievement UBC Alumni Association 8th Annual Alumni Achievement Award Dinner November 14, 2002 Fairmont, Waterfront Hotel Call 604.822.3313 or visit www.alumni.ubc.ca/events/aadinner.html for details. The Annual […]

UBC Researchers Find a Way to Shorten Waits at Airport Security

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Study suggests a better method By Hilary Thomson Frustrated with slow-moving airport security lineups? A team of UBC student researchers has a plan to make those […]

Letters

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 We stand corrected In the interest of historical accuracy, I wanted to clarify the claim made in the Sept. 5, 2002 issue of UBC Reports in […]

Kudos

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 New Garden Director Quentin Cronk took the helm as director of the UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research on Sept. 1. Cronk, who comes […]