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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases July 13: Foreign homestay students exposed to major health risks; need better safety net: UBC study July 9: UBC president applauds appointment of David Johnston as […]

GEERing Up! summer camp kicks off

GEERing Up! UBC Engineering and Science for Kids is about to kick off its 15th year of summer camps. Young boys and girls will be exposed to fun and exciting […]

Oral health and oral cancer in Vietnam: UBC alumna receives top award for research

Dental hygienist and UBC alumna Sherry Priebe (MSc ‘09, BDSc ‘03) was awarded the World Dental Hygienist Award in the research category by the International Federation of Dental Hygienists for […]

Engineering students receive EUS scholarships

The recipients of the 2010 Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS) Scholarships are Frank Liu (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Alim Jiwa (Mechanical Engineering), Laz Milovanovic (Engineering Physics) and Sean Heisler (Integrated Engineering). […]

UBC undergraduate students win awards for international research

UBC student Andrew Hughes was awarded Best Oral Presentation at the Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference for his research on the role of brain hemispheres in processing emotion.   Undergraduate student […]

UBC dental team returns from Penelakut First Nation

Dental and dental hygiene students, alumni, and faculty of UBC Dentistry, as well as community dentists and other volunteers, donated their time and professional skills last weekend to the people […]

UBC begins Land Use Plan consultations

The public is invited to participate in UBC’s Land Use Plan amendment consultations, which will begin with an open house on July 15 and online consultations from July 19-30.

On contaminated salad

If your salad leaves are contaminated by a pathogen, there is no remedy

UBC president applauds appointment of David Johnston as Governor General

Prof. Stephen Toope, president and vice-chancellor of the University of British Columbia, warmly welcomed today the announcement of the appointment of David Johnston as the next Governor General of Canada.

On Canada’s new Governor General

It’s a good choice because the job is getting harder

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases July 8: UBC welcomes $3.3 million from two federal research programs Upcoming Event Highlights July 9: Phenomenal Physics Summer Camps July 10: Jamelie Hassan: At the […]

UBC students receive funding from Shell Canada

UBC engineering students will be receiving $400,000 over the next three academic years from the Shell Canada Student Development fund. This has been made possible by the renewal of the […]

UBC hosts international conference

UBC is hosting VUVX2010, the 37th International Conference on Vacuum Ultraviolet and X-ray Physics, bringing together scientists from all over the world working in the field of developing synchrotron, laser […]

UBC welcomes $3.3 million from two federal research programs

Multidisciplinary research in the fields of prostate surgery, scar tissue reduction, drug monitoring and vascular disease monitoring at the University of British Columbia received a $1.7-million boost today from the Collaborative Health Research Projects (CHRP) program, and young researchers at UBC were awarded a further $1.6 million from the Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program to help upgrade their skills for a successful transition to the workplace.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases June 30: Top Canadian diplomat joins UBC to advance teaching, research of Asian-Canada relations June 30: Psychological research conducted in WEIRD nations may not apply to […]

Recruiting participants for parent and adolescent health and physical activity project

UBC’s School of Human Kinetics is looking to recruit participants for a study on the role of parenting in promoting adolescent health and physical activity. Researchers are looking for parents […]

PhD candidate receives top scholarship

UBC PhD candidate and research assistant Babak Shadgan was awarded the Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) D.J. Lovell Scholarship, the Society’s most prestigious scholarship. More than 360 graduate students […]

Wesbrook Place receives Gold Nugget awards

Wesbrook Place, the family housing initiative at UBC’s South campus, received two Gold Nugget  awards at a ceremony held in San Francisco on June 10.  It was awarded “Best Community […]

Saint Mark’s College gains membership status in ATS

The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the United States and Canada has voted to admit Saint Mark’s College at UBC to Associate Membership status. The vote took place during […]