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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. Nov. 25, […]

UBC Economics Student Earns Rhodes Scholarship

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

UBC Scientists Create Protein to Block Addiction Cravings

Research shows for the first time how to “block” memory A team of researchers at the University of British Columbia has found a way to block the communication between brain […]

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. Nov. 21, […]

UBC Gains Global Brains With New Federal Research Positions

University of British Columbia research will be expanded to include studies of plant chemicals that influence brain function, the future of copyright and other areas with the appointment today of […]

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. Nov. 7, […]

Promoting Health in Canada’s Far North

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 Research Reveals Challenges in Infection Prevention By Hilary Thomson Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among some Canadian Inuit people […]

UBC Researchers Discover Viruses

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 UBC researchers have discovered five groups of previously unknown viruses living in a wide range of ocean environments. […]

Update: UBC United Way Campaign

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 With over $290,000 raised, the 2005 UBC United Way Campaign is well underway. “Support from the campus community […]

Engineer Cooks up Recipe for a Pollution-Free Future

A research project at UBC could help reduce harmful emissions – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 By Brian Lin […]

A 15-Year Portrait of the Class of 1988

UBC Education Prof. Lesley Andres – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 By Lorraine Chan Today’s young women rank among […]

Finding Order in Chaos

UBC Math Prof. Gordon Slade – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 Prof finds new clues in puzzle that has […]

UBC Okanagan Sitting on Geothermal “Gold Mine”

The UBC Okanagan campus in north Kelowna – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 Vast aquifer below Kelowna campus provides […]

The Fourth Annual Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 Enthusiastic undergraduate minds need a forum where they can share their knowledge of the research process with peers […]

How do B.C. Youth Compare with Australian Counterparts?

More than Canadians, Australian youth value flexibility over predictability – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 How do B.C. Youth […]

Coaching Program a First Among Universities

Dr. Dorothy Shaw makes coaching part of her everyday practice – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 By Lorraine Chan […]

When New Parents Get Bad News

Dr. Erik Skarsgard used minimally invasive surgery to remove Dominique Marcotte’s chest tumour – photo courtesy of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | […]

Timepiece 1953, 2005, and Beyond

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 A growing vision for the UBC School of Music Professor Harry Adaskin was head of the Department of […]

Letter to Editor

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 (The following is an edited version of a letter and an article submitted by Jason Li about his […]

In the News

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 | Nov. 3, 2005 Highlights of UBC Media Coverage in October 2005 Compiled by Randy Schmidt The World is More Peaceful than […]