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CIRS building design won Best Green Building

The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) won the Best of Green: Design and Architecture award from TreeHugger – a media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. “The CIRS […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases April 21: UBC Earth Day events and experts Upcoming Event Highlights Apr. 23: Individualization and the Changing Moral Landscape in Post-Mao China Apr. 24: Earth Day […]

EDITORS: UBC Earth Day events and experts

On April 22, the world celebrates Earth Day to promote environmental citizenship and a healthy, sustainable planet. Below are a round-up of UBC events and experts available for Earth Day interviews.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases April 13:  Reappointment of Professor Stephen J. Toope April 13:  UBC researcher shortlisted for top conservation award Upcoming Event Highlights Apr. 16: Travel Health: It’s More […]

UBC Film Production program celebrates 40 years with "The Big Picture"

The UBC Film Production Program will celebrate its 40th anniversary this May. To commemorate, a campaign entitled The Big Picture has been initiated by the UBC Film Production Alumni Association, […]

Leave for Change volunteers share their stories

UBC staff members who volunteered to the Leave for Change program last year will share their stories during Celebrate National Volunteer Week. Speakers will include: • Erin Creak, Communications Manager for […]

UBC Pediatrics and CIHR host forum and poster competition

Dr. Bob Armstrong, Head of UBC Dept. of Pediatrics, together with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH), will host […]

Irving K. Barber BC History Digitization Program: 2010 recipients announced

A handful of First Nations projects and the first out-of-province initiative are among the successful recipients of the 2010/11 BC History Digitization Program (BCHDP) awards.  Launched in 2006, the digitization […]

Two UBC teams place in New Ventures World Competition

Two UBC entrepreneur teams comprised of engineering and commerce students placed in the New Ventures World Competition held in Lincoln, Nebraska, April 9-10. Omniwrite received third place and a $1,000 […]

Pharmaceutical science faculty honoured for best paper

Rosemin Kassam and Mona Kwong of UBC’s Pharmaceutical Sciences, will be awarded the 2010 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Rufus A. Lyman Award for best paper published in […]

Materials engineering grad student receives NSERC Vanier award

Materials engineering graduate student Ehsan Mohammadi Zahrani has been awarded one of the eight NSERC Vanier CGS awards. He was ranked first out of the 16 UBC applications sent to […]

Electrical and computer engineering profs receive NSERC Discovery Supplement

Electrical and computer engineering professors Juri Jatskevich, Lutz Lampe and Rob Rohling were  awarded new Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Accelerator Supplements valued at $40,000each.

UBC members nominated for YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

UBC faculty and alumni are among the 67 nominees for the 2010 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.  UBC was also nominated for the Innovative Workplace Award.   Arts, Culture and […]

UBC researcher shortlisted for top conservation award

Assoc. Prof. Amanda Vincent of UBC’s Fisheries Centre and co-founder of Project Seahorse, is a finalist for the $100,000 Indianapolis Prize — a top international animal conservation award – for […]

UBC Student Development Award winners announced

The Office of the Vice-President of Students recognizes exceptional contributions or significant improvements to the student experience and learning environment at UBC through the annual Student Development Awards. The 2009/10 […]

Reappointment of Professor Stephen J. Toope

The current term of the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia, Professor Stephen J. Toope, expires June 30, 2011. The Board of Governors and President Toope have agreed that the President shall be considered for reappointment.

UBC researcher shortlisted for top conservation award

Amanda Vincent is the reason seahorses are on the global conservation agenda. Read more:

UBC This Week

Upcoming Event Highlights Apr. 9: Forming the Extreme Professional: Combining Archival and Diplomatics Theory with the Law of Evidence and Computer Science to Create the Digital Records Forensics Expert Apr. […]

Final round of third annual Bright Ideas Competition held at UBC

The Vancouver Student Entrepreneurship Association will hold the final round of the 3rd Annual Bright Ideas Competition at UBC where the top five teams of undergraduate students will pitch their […]

International symposium held on influenza A virus

UBC, the Office of the Vice‐President Research and  International, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) invite students, staff and faculty members to a free symposium on the biology, […]