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The MOA launches a massive digital collection

Next month, UBC’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA), the Musqueam Indian Band, the Sto:lo Nation, Sto:lo Tribal Council and the U’mista Cultural Society will launch the first-ever digital network of more than 300,000 Northwest Coast objects.

Rethinking drug development: A new commitment to global access

UBC recently became the first Canadian university to join Yale, Harvard, the US National Institutes of Health and other major institutions as a signatory to the Statement of Principles and Strategies for the Equitable Dissemination of Medical Technologies.

Discovery tackles neglected disease

The first application of UBC’s Global Access principles tackles Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL), a debilitating disease that affects 12 million people worldwide.

UBC Okanagan's forensic psych group tackles tough community issues

Graduate students and faculty at UBC Okanagan have joined forces to form a Forensic Psychology Scholar Group that aims to deliver high-quality, practical education and research to the community.

Entrepreneurship project takes aim at unemployment in Kenya

When Nancy Langton, associate professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, discusses the economic environment of the slums of Kibera, in Nairobi she relays a telling anecdote about the area’s small-business make-up: Too many hair salons, not enough of anything else.

UBC in the news

Highlights of UBC media coverage in January 2010.  compiled by Heather Amos Sunflower DNA Map Could Produce Plants for Fuel The Associated Press reported that UBC botany professor Loren Rieseberg […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Feb. 2: UBC researchers to lead two NSERC Strategic Networks worth $10.3M Feb. 2: Canada’s Chief Justice takes part in Western Premier of Louis Riel opera […]

Nominations invited for 2009/10 UBC Vancouver Student Development Awards

Nominations are now being accepted from UBC Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni for the 2009/10 UBC Vancouver Student Development Awards. The Office of the Vice President Students recognizes exceptional contributions […]