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UBC This Week | Jun. 26, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site The Beaty Biodiversity Museum: www.beatymuseum.ubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC […]

UBC Researchers Invent Helmet that Significantly Reduces Forces to Neck During Head-first Impact

University of British Columbia researchers have invented a sports helmet that reduces direct impact to the neck by up to 56 per cent, according to preliminary tests. Dubbed Pro-Neck-TorTM, the […]

UBC Send-off for Beijing-bound Olympians and Paralympians

Event: Send-off for UBC-affiliated participants of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games Date: Thursday, June 26 Timing: 4:45 p.m. — Media check-in, 5 p.m. — Program Place: Thea Koerner […]

UBC physicists develop “impossible” technique to study and develop superconductors

A team of University of British Columbia researchers has developed a technique that controls the number of electrons on the surface of high-temperature superconductors, a procedure considered impossible for the past two decades.

UBC This Week | Jun. 19, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site Museum of Anthropology: www.moa.ubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC This […]

UBC-NASA Exploration of B.C. Lake to Guide Search of Early Life on Mars

A two-week expedition of a remote lake in interior British Columbia will help scientists and engineers search for evidence of early life on Mars. Researchers from the University of British […]

UBC This Week | Jun. 12, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site e-Strategy: www.e-strategy.ubc.ca/a> UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC This Week past […]

Have Your Say on UBC’s Aboriginal Strategic Plan

UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 | Jun. 5, 2008 By Basil Waugh Should UBC be helping Aboriginal elementary and high school students prepare for university? How can […]

Early Days of UBC Mirrored Province’s Boom and Bust Cycles

UBC students pose on the unfinished Chemistry Building during the 1922 Great Trek – photo courtesy of UBC Archives UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 | Jun. 5, […]

UBC Urban Planning Students Design an Eco Community for Proposed Burnaby Site

Mixed land use includes agriculture, orchard, parks, a community square and an eco-village on the hillside – illustration courtesy of Kaitlin Kazmierowski UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 […]

Copyright in the Digital Era

Copyright law expert Mira Sundara Rajan is also an accomplished concert pianist – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 | Jun. 5, 2008 By […]

A Plan to Expand UBC’s Pharmaceutical Services to HAIDA GWAII

Prof. Judith Soon plans to establish a patient-centred pharmacy clinic on Haida Gwaii – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 | Jun. 5, 2008 […]

A Digital Mind-body Mapping Expedition

Prof. Dinesh Pai is reverse engineering the brain to model mind-body interactions – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 | Jun. 5, 2008 By […]

Green Ideas — from Canada to Thailand

UBC student Sawngjai Dear Manityakul – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 | Jun. 5, 2008 The Willard Park Eco Community project is exactly […]

Map Project Definitely Not Another Day at the Office

Photo – iStock.com UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 | Jun. 5, 2008 By Sarah Walker Monday morning, first day of Reading Week. Instead of sitting at my […]

Nutrition Advice Good Enough to Eat

By choosing packaged foods over fresh ingredients, consumers relinquish control over what they eat, says Gerry Kasten – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 […]

Rethinking the Evolution of Human Culture and Early Life

Cultural evolution researcher Liane Gabora is developing software that will help identify the processes by which human culture evolves UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 | Jun. 5, […]

Diet Doubles Pups’ Survival Rate

Some seal pups are injured and appear to have been abandoned by their mothers – photo courtesy of Anna Drake UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 | Jun. […]

Bringing Theses to the Web

UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 | Jun. 5, 2008 By Meg Walker The internet has been a blessing for researchers in many ways, providing access to electronic […]

In the News

UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 6 | Jun. 5, 2008 Hightlights of UBC Media Coverage in May 2008 Compiled by Meg Walker Children Find Out Early Whom to […]