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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Jan. 18: “Jekyll and Hyde” cell may hold key to muscular dystrophy, fibrosis treatment: UBC research Jan. 17: Zebrafish behaviour monitoring system could boost drug discovery: […]

ROBOstudio student-designs on display at YVR during Olympics

ROBOstudio, a collaboration between UBC architecture, mechatronics (mechanical engineering) and engineering physics students, will have models, videos and poster boards on display at the Vancouver International Airport international departures area […]

Life Sciences Institute’s Café Scientifique offers discussion on diabetes

Life Sciences Institute’s Café Scientifique will host a group discussion entitled Diabetes: Causes, Consequences and Cures?. The event will feature members of the LSI Diabetes Research Group who are studying […]

CERC gives energy management seminar

The Clean Energy Research Centre presents Energy Management Principles, a seminar given by Jack Vanier, Team Lead, Energy Fransen Engineering.  The presentation will focus on how an energy management program […]

Architecture professor presents in Bright Light project during 2010 Games

UBC architecture professor Inge Roecker will be presenting in Bright Light, a collection of 14 commissioned projects that will take place in Vancouver’s Carrall Street Greenway during the 2010 Winter […]

High Performance: Evolution and Innovation in Canadian Design

High Performance: Evolution and Innovation in Canadian Design, an exhibition of design products in sports and recreation, is designed by Campos Leckie Studio and Oliver Neumann in collaboration with the […]

IBM funds UBC journalism professor’s research

UBC journalism professor Alfred Hermida has been awarded $10,000 from IBM to support his research in the application of visualization in journalism.  The 2010 IBM Centre for Advanced Studies Faculty […]

UBC Help Hear Haiti holds fundraiser

Triple H, a coalition of student groups across UBC, together with the Global Lounge Resource Centre and UBC faculty, will hold a discussion about the history, current situation and the […]

BC's Four Research Universities Applaud the Provincial Government's HST Rebate Decision

The Presidents of BC’s four research universities were pleased to learn of the Government of British Columbia’s decision to provide a new provincial HST rebate for universities.

Disadvantaged neighbourhoods set children's reading skills on negative course: UBC study

A landmark study from the University of British Columbia finds that the neighbourhoods in which children reside at kindergarten predict their reading comprehension skills seven years later. The study, published […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Jan. 14: Disadvantaged neighbourhoods set children’s reading skills on negative course: UBC study Jan. 14: UBC Sauder School of Business adds 50,000 sq. ft. in phase […]

UBC Library gives inaugural award for communicating research

The UBC Library will be inaugurating the UBC Library Innovative Dissemination of Research Award, which will honour students, faculty and staff whose creative use of new tools and technologies are […]

UBC and BC Hydro partner on a Clean Energy Engineering Master’s Program

UBC is collaborating with BC Hydro Power Smart to deliver a new Master’s of Engineering in Clean Energy Engineering program within the Faculty of Applied Science. BC Hydro will support […]

Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual assault and safety on Canadian university campuses are the themes of initiatives organized by students, with the support of UBC’s Faculty of Arts during January, which has been designated […]