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UBC South-North Studies Chair to be Re-named in Ivan Head’s Honour

UBC’s Chair in South-North Studies will be re-named in honour of the late Dr. Ivan Head, the Chair’s first holder, at a memorial service being held today at the university. […]

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. Dec. 10, […]

UBC’s International Architectural Competition Attracts Top Names

VANCOUVER – The world’s leading architects have lined up in a bid to create a new gateway and social heart for UBC’s Vancouver campus. The competition’s first phase calling for […]

New Test for Transplant Rejection on the Horizon

VANCOUVER – Researchers at St. Paul’s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital are developing a revolutionary new test to diagnose and facilitate treatment of organ rejection in transplant patients. The $9.1-million […]

UBC Physics Student Earns Rhodes Scholarship

A University of British Columbia biophysics student has been named the 2005 Rhodes Scholar for British Columbia. The scholarship of more than $100,000 will allow fourth-year student Michael Rivers-Bowerman to […]

Cancer and Sex: The Unspoken Harm

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Hilary Thomson When Linda Mercer underwent a radical hysterectomy to treat her cancer, she found herself and […]

Timepiece 1970

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 Transformation of a Lifetime By Brian Lin When computer science professor Richard Rosenberg arrived at UBC from the […]

Kudos

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Michelle Cook U.S. National Parks Service Awards Emily Gonzales, a PhD candidate in UBC’s Biodiversity Research Centre, […]

In the News

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 Highlights of UBC Media Coverage in November 2004 Compiled by Brian Lin The World Comes to Canada to […]

Vol. 50 | No. 11

Couples often have difficulty regaining a satisfying sex life following hysterectomy for cancer – photo by Mel Curtis UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 […]

A Less than Steller Diet

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Michelle Cook Adolescent Steller sea lions may not be consuming enough prey to satisfy their nutritional needs. […]

Building a Better Mouse

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Michelle Cook Consider the computer mouse. Most of us spend hours each day holding one, yet we […]

UBC Team to Compete in U.S. Defense Department Robotic Challenge

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Michelle Cook UBC’s Centre for Environmental Research in Minerals, Metals and Materials (CERM3) will participate in a […]

Can We Trust the Drug Companies?

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 Can We Trust the Drug Companies? The Therapeutics Initiative is working to get reliable data to doctors and […]

UBC United Way Campaign Update

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 As the 2004 UBC United Way campaign wraps up this month, volunteers and donors continue to support this […]

UBC Program is Helping War Victims be Heard

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Michelle Cook Erin Baines was walking with some of Uganda’s “night commuters” in the town of Kitgum […]

Bridging Troubled Waters

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 UBC law professor examines how the creative arts can resolve cross-cultural conflicts By Erica Smishek Music may soothe […]

Writing 101 Strikes a Chord in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Leah Marchuk A unique Canadian university outreach program that makes liberal arts education accessible to inner-city residents […]

UBC Okanagan, New Okanagan College Job Offers Set Stage for Growth

Every faculty and staff member at Okanagan University College received a job offer today from either the new Okanagan College or the University of British Columbia ensuring highly qualified workforces […]

Brain Researchers to Develop New Class of Drugs to Repair Psychiatric Disorders

“Smart” drugs capable of targeting specific brain cells to control psychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia may be ready for early clinical trials within three years, with the launch […]