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UBC This Week | Nov. 27, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site Focus on People: www.focusonpeople.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 Researcher Reveals Humpback Whales’ Dining Habits – and Costs

As most American families sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, a University of British Columbia researcher is revealing how one of the largest animals on earth feasts on the smallest of […]

UBC Professor and Scientist, Named “Researcher of the Year”

Dr. Michael Hayden, a professor of medical genetics at the University of British Columbia and director of the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics at the Child & Family Research […]

UBC Researchers Develop Breakthrough Technique to Unlock the Secret of Plasmas

University of British Columbia researchers have developed a technique that brings scientists a big step closer to unlocking the secrets of the most abundant form of matter in the universe. […]

UBC This Week | Nov. 20, 2008

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

Female Directors Pay Less for Companies in Mergers and Acquisitions: UBC Study

When taking over companies, female executives get a better purchase price than their male counterparts, according to researchers at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. […]

UBC Names New Vice President, Finance, Resources and Operations

Prof. Stephen J. Toope, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of British Columbia, today announces the appointment of Pierre Ouillet as Vice President, Finance, Resources and Operations. Ouillet has […]

National Broadcast Orchestra Finds Home at UBC’s Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

The University of British Columbia announced today it will play a key role as a founding partner for the National Broadcast Orchestra, the privately funded successor to the former CBC […]

UBC This Week | Nov. 13, 2008

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

Major UBC Arts Gift Creates Canada’s Largest Endowment for Educating Curators

One of Canada’s leading arts benefactors has donated $2 million to the University of British Columbia, creating the country’s largest endowment for educating gallery and museum curators. The major gift […]

UBC Study Establishes Formula for Predicting Climate Change Impact on Salmon Stocks

University of British Columbia researchers have found a way to accurately predict the impact of climate change on imperilled Pacific salmon stocks that could result in better management strategies. The […]

In the News

UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2008 Highlights of UBC Media Coverage in October 2008 Compiled by Anna Moorhouse Religion and Prosocial Behaviour A new […]

Pine Beetles: Out of the Forest, Into the City

Bob Lalonde and Rebecca Tyson are trapping mountain pine beetles to better understand how they move through urban areas – photo by Jody Jacob UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | […]

Vol. 54 | No. 11

Prof. Westwood initiated the Veterans Transition Program, designed to help soldeirs transition back to civilian life – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 11 | […]

Smart Wheelchair Able to Avoid Collisions

Pooja Viswanathan has developed a smart wheelchair for elderly people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, […]

Lest We Forget…Those Who Do Return

Prof. Westwood initiated the Veterans Transition Program, designed to help soldeirs transition back to civilian life – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 11 | […]

New Antibiotics Outsmart Evolving Bacteria

Indel Therapeutics CEO Malcolm Kendall and Dr. Neil Reiner have a big idea for a new class of antimicrobial drugs – photo by Don Erhardt UBC Reports | Vol. 54 […]

Finding the Lost: Ground Penetrating Radar Helps First Nations Honour Ancestors

Steve Daniel, a UBC archaeology graduate student, used radar technology to locate burials in B.C. First Nation cemeteries – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. […]

Students Score in Google Challenge

Sauder instructor Paul Cubbon is making the competition a required assignment for fourth-year marketing students – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 11 | Nov. […]

Running Afoul of Composting

UBC researchers analyze the potential health risks from three composting facilities in British Columbia UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2008 By Catherine Loiacono As […]