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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.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Oct. 9: UBC engineering students unveil moon dust-shoveling robot before NASA competition Oct. 8: Flex your brainpower with Intellectual Muscle Upcoming Event Highlights Oct. 17: Saturday […]

Engineers Without Borders hosts Fair Trade pancake breakfast

UBC Engineers Without Borders will be serving choco-banana pancakes at their Fair Trade Breakfast next week. Date: Oct. 21 Time: 8 – 11 a.m. Place: Kaiser Atrium, 2332 Main Mall […]

Green College presents Visiting Professor

Sander Gilman, Distinguished Professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences at Emory University, will visit the UBC campus October 20-24 as Green College’s Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor. […]

19th annual Apple Festival

At the 19th annual UBC Apple Festival, more than 50 varieties of apples (many of them heritage) will be available to taste and purchase. Attractions will include a cider press […]

First International Open Access Week at UBC

UBC is one of more than 120 institutions worldwide that will participate in the First International Open Access Week. UBC members will give workshops and panel discussions on their involvement […]

Green College launches new website

Green College has launched their new website which highlights their calendar of free interdisciplinary lectures and featured guest speakers, weekday dinners at the College, and booking venue spaces and guest […]

UBC engineering student only Canadian to win Live EDGE Scholarship

Shaun Lee, third-year engineering physics (Electrical Option) student, was awarded the Live EDGE Scholarship valued at $2,500 by element14. Lee was the sole Canadian recipient among 12 award winners. element14 […]

UBC professor of emergency medicine receives quality and safety leadership award

Dr. Julian Marsden, clinical professor and acting co-head of the UBC Dept. of Emergency Medicine, has received the 2009 Leadership in Quality and Safety Award from the BC Patient Safety […]

Two UBC research teams awarded grants on psychosocial aspects of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Research Alliance and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to examine psychosocial aspects of breast cancer. Asst. Prof. Chris Richardson, Faculty of School of Population and Public Health, and […]