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UBC chemical engineer receives the pulp and paper industry’s highest honour

UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering Prof. Emeritus Richard Kerekes has received the 2010 Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award. It is the […]

UBC prof named first Fellow of International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade

The International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) has announced that Prof. Emeritus Anthony Scott is the first recipient of the IIFET Fellow Award established in 2009 to honour […]

HIV/AIDS researcher lauded for leadership on harm reduction and work on HIV, public health and addiction

BMJ Group, publisher of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), has recognized UBC Clinical Assoc. Prof. Evan Wood with its first annual Junior Doctor of the Year honour. Wood, a lead […]

Olympic organizer, TV rant-er, Gen X author, astronaut to receive UBC honorary degrees

The architect of Canada’s Golden 2010 Games, a much-loved Canadian comedian, an acclaimed B.C. writer and artist, and an accomplished astronaut and engineer are among the 12 individuals who will receive honorary degrees during Spring and Fall ceremonies this year from UBC.

The UBC School of Journalism invites journalists to a free workshop on New Tools and Techniques for Journalists

Event:      New Tools and Techniques for Journalists — free workshop Place:      UBC Robson Square Theater 800 Robson Street For a map and information, visit: Date/Time:  12 p.m. – 3 […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Mar. 3: Pediatric ER doctors need to query vitamin use in children: UBC researcher Upcoming Event Highlights Mar. 5: Celebrate Research Week – ICICS-IEEE Workshop on […]

2008/09 UBC Annual Report feedback winner announced

Following the Jan. 15, 2010 deadline for feedback on the UBC Annual Report, first-year Faculty of Arts student Tianyuan Yang was randomly selected as the recipient of an iPod Touch […]

Applied Science events during Celebrate Research Week

Applied Science will hosts events during Celebrate Research Week featuring experts from architecture, engineering, landscape architecture and nursing, who will share their knowledge on topics ranging from combating climate change […]

Pollay Prize 2010 awarded for research on modern day consumer behavior

The winner of the 2010 Pollay Prize from the UBC Sauder School of Business is Ronald Paul Hill, Senior Associate Dean of Intellectual Strategy from the Villanova School of Business, […]

Cycle route planner receives UBC Library award

UBC Prof. Michael Brauer, from the School of Environmental Health, has won the UBC Library’s inaugural Innovative Dissemination of Research Award for the Cycling Metro Vancouver Route Planner. The Innovative […]

Perfectionism and youth suicide

The headlines are shocking, confusing and all too familiar. A teen commits suicide without warning, ending a life full of accomplishment and promise — a seemingly perfect life. But UBC Psychology Prof. Paul Hewitt suggests that a seemingly perfect life could signal the risk of teen suicide.

What’s on your mind? UBC celebrates research

Aspiring athletes can get insider information on maximizing performance at a free March 10 public presentation called Peak Performance: The Path to Exceptional Athletic Achievement, as part of UBC’s Celebrate Research Week March 5–13.