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UBC This Week

Upcoming Event Highlights June 25: Mental Wellness: Increasing Awareness June 26: Living at Your Own Frontier June 28: Terry* Global Speakers Series: Paul Polak June 28: Gallery at IKBLC Presents […]

Punjabi language health event : Diabetes Health Forum

Presented by the UBC eHealth Strategy Office (in Punjabi only), this free public forum will explore the causes, prevention, treatment, and complications of diabetes, healthy eating, exercise advice, and more. […]

Workshops available for Positive Space Campaign

Workshops for the Positive Space Campaign are intended to help make UBC more welcoming of its lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, questioning, transgender, transsexual, gender variant, two-spirit and intersex (LGBQTTI) population […]

UBC Press publications win awards

UBC Press announces its 2010 spring awarding-winning publications: The Politics of Linkage: Power, Interdependence, and Ideas in Canada-US Relations by Brian Bow – 2009/2010 Donner Prize, The Donner Foundation Makú: […]

UBC graduate stays on campus with $25,000 Fellowship

Recent UBC graduate Michael Duncan was one of three to receive a TD Insurance Meloche Monnex $25,000 fellowship at the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE) annual conference. […]

Mechanical engineering students win prestigious national scholarships

UBC mechanical engineering students won nine scholarships in the recent 2010/2011 National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada scholarship competition with a total value of nearly $360,000. Four graduate […]

Graduate Studies announces appointment of Associate Dean, Grad Policy and Program Review

The Faculty of Graduate Studies announces the appointment of Philip Loewen to the position of associate dean, Grad Policy and Program Review, effective July 1.  Loewen joined UBC in 1987 […]

UBC prof wins award from American Society of Transplantation

John Gill, an associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, won the Clinical Science Investigator Award from the American Society of Transplantation.  The award is given to a researcher at […]

UBC wins CIHR grant to find molecular therapies for macular degeneration

A recent $1.5 million Canadian Institute of Health Research Team Grant will fund a program to develop novel molecular approaches to treat diseases of the retina, which is the tissue […]

Materials engineering professor to chair new consortium

Anoush Poursartip, professor in the Dept. of Materials Engineering, is the Chairman of the new Canadian Composites Manufacturing Research and Development consortium (CCMRD). Announced June 1, the consortium is a […]

Human trafficking law a milestone for UBC professor

The Senate has passed Bill C-268, a private member’s bill that UBC Faculty of Law Asst. Prof. Benjamin Perrin helped draft.  The bill calls for mandatory minimum sentences for child […]

UBC a top Canadian institution in plant and animal sciences research impact

UBC ranks 19th in the world in plant and animal sciences research impact, according to data published this April by Times Higher Education. UBC’s research impact in the field, based […]

UBC nature conservationist to attend Buckingham Palace garden party

Prof. Amanda Vincent, director of Project Seahorse at UBC’s Fisheries Centre, has been invited to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace on July 1 to celebrate the 60th birthday […]

Retired UBC registrar recognized with National Inclusive Education award

On June 28, 2010 retired UBC Registrar and Assoc. Vice-President Brian Silzer will receive a National Inclusive Education award from the Canadian Association of Community Living and the British Columbia […]