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School of Population and Public Health opens its doors at new building

The School of Population and Public Health faculty, staff and students moved into a new renovated space in the former Library Processing Centre at 2206 East Mall this week. The […]

Anne Condon to head UBC Computer Science

Prof. Anne Condon has been appointed Head of UBC’s Dept. of Computer Science.  Condon is internationally recognized for her research in complexity theory and bioinformatics, and is a leading Canadian […]

Computer science prof receives lifetime achievement award

Prof. Alan Mackworth from the Dept. of Computer Science at UBC was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association of Canada . Mackworth has been a […]

UBC Design Centre for Sustainability receives national award of excellence

The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) has given the UBC Design Centre for Sustainability the Award for Planning Excellence  in the Environmental Planning category for its project 100-Year Sustainability Vision: […]

Male desire to be strong and protect family key to preventing suicides: UBC study

Masculine ideals of strength coupled with strong family ties can help men combat depression and overcome thoughts of suicide, according to University of British Columbia research.

On security at G20/G8

If Vancouver can teach Toronto anything about protests, it’s that police must exercise restraint, especially when provoked.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases June 10: UBC Engineering students unveil faster, lighter and smarter soccer-playing robot June 10: UBC’s Faculty of Arts appoints new dean June 10: UBC’s Faculty of […]

UBC co-sponsors Pecha Kucha event

UBC is co-sponsoring the Pecha Kucha “Walk the talk, green your city” night on June 23.  UBC’s John Hepburn, Vice-President of Research and International, with Mayor Gregor Robertson will welcome […]

New at Doctoral Exams – The Doctoral External Examiners Transport Fund

As of July 2, 2010, to increase the participation of external examiners at the Final Doctoral Oral Examinations of UBC PhD candidates, the Faculty of Graduate Studies has established a […]

Computer Science prof awarded Killam Teaching Prize

Computer Science lecturer Kimberly Voll received the Killam Teaching Prize in recognition of her outstanding contributions in teaching in the Faculty of Science. The prizes are awarded annually from the […]

Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy faculty receive awards

Two faculty members from the Dept. of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (OSOT) have received the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy (CAOT) Fellowship Award for their outstanding contributions and service.   […]

2010 Loran Scholars choose UBC

Six of Canada’s 30 Loran Award winners will be coming to UBC this year – more than any other Canadian institution.  This will also be the first year a Loran […]

UBC awarded at Bike to Work Week

UBC will be accepting several awards from Bike to Work Week. As part of the region-wide competition, UBC won top honours for the most kilometres cycled, the highest participation rate […]

UBC engineers inducted as CAE Fellows

UBC professors Guy Dumont (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Eric Hall (Civil Engineering), Sheldon Green (Mechanical Engineering), José Martí (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Anoush Poursartip (Materials Engineeing) and Carlos Ventura (Civil […]

UBC students,alumni and faculty garner multiple Leo awards

UBC students, alumni, and faculty from the Dept. of Theatre and Film figured prominently at the 2010 Leo Awards held on June 4 and 5. The two-day event celebrated outstanding […]