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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Oct. 22: UBC innovation, industry collaboration recognized by NSERC awards Upcoming Event Highlights Oct. 23: Brazilian Film at Frederic Wood Theatre Oct. 26: Living with two […]

Learning Centre exhibits

Three exhibits are on display in the gallery space of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre located on level two of the Learning Centre, to the left of the circulation […]

ROBOstudio features student designed retrofits for UBC buildings

A collaboration between architecture, mechatronics (mechanical engineering) and engineering physics students from UBC, ROBOstudio will be on display on Oct. 27. ROBOstudio features student designed retrofits for buildings on UBC campus. There […]

Chinese heritage site launched

The UBC Library and the City of Vancouver Archives has launched a new website that offers users a look at a century of local Chinese-Canadian heritage.  Entitled The Chinese Experience […]

Engineer receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Innovative Global Health Research

UBC Mechanical Engineering Prof. Hongshen Ma has been awarded a Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation valued at US$100,000. The grant will support an innovative […]

Engineering professor receives award for teaching excellence

Prof. David Pulfrey, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a President’s Award for Teaching Excellence from the The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC).  For […]

UBC scientists to help evaluate Canada's biodiversity research capacity

Two UBC scientists have been appointed to a national panel tasked with reviewing the state of biodiversity research in Canada.  Prof. Wayne Maddison and Prof. Sarah Otto will join 13 […]

CIHR Developing Team Grant given to team including UBC members

The Wheeled Mobility for Older Adults Team (WheeMOAT)was awarded a $1.5 million CIHR Developing Team Grant for a six-year mobility research project that involves scientists from a number of UBC […]

Two UBC professors elected to the Royal Society of Canada

UBC professors Adele Diamond and Julio Montaner have been elected to the Royal Society of Canada. Diamond, a member of the Brain Research Centre and a Professor in the Dept. […]

James Hogg inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Dr. James Hogg, a professor emeritus in the Dept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, was inducted Oct. 16 into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Hogg has helped with 40 […]

Creative writing graduate short listed for Giller Prize

A graduate of UBC’s Creative Writing Program, Annabel Lyon, has been short listed for the $50,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize, the $25,000 Rogers Writers’ Fiction Trust Award, and the $25,000 Governor […]

Brain Research Centre investigator receives lifetime achievement award

Dr. Janice Eng, a member of the Brain Research Centre, professor in the Dept. of Physical Therapy, and scientist/physical therapist at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, has received the 2009 Jonas […]

UBC moves forward on climate action

UBC’s Executive has given the green light on priority actions identified by the campus community during  preparation of the forthcoming UBC Climate Action Plan: Point Grey Campus. This move signals […]

Dr. Irving Barber wins philanthropy award

Dr. Irving Barber has been awarded a 2009 Special Award for Philanthropy by the B.C. Museums Association (BCMA). The award recognizes his involvement with philanthropic activities in the province – […]

UBC innovation, industry collaboration recognized by NSERC awards

Advances in ultrasound and digital display technologies developed by UBC researchers have been recognized by NSERC with two prestigious awards.