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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Sep. 23: Carl Wieman to take up White House post Sep. 22: China tops world in catch and consumption of fish: UBC research Sep. 20: Genomic […]

UBC Library at Word on the Street

UBC Library is partnering with UBC Library Vault, Rare Books and Special Collections, and the UBC Bookstore for Word on the Street – an annual day-long event celebrating the diversity, […]

Thomas Sisk: Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor

Conservation biologist Thomas Sisk, the first of three Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professors for 2010/11 will be giving his first talk at UBC. Sisk is working at the […]

UBC to announce architecture team to create a new facility for architecture and planning

The UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) and School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) are hosting design presentations this week to select a design team to create […]

Go Global Week: Sept. 27 – Oct. 1

Go Global will be showcasing international study, research, and service learning opportunities for UBC students at events around campus. Throughout the week, the fair is offering info sessions, panel discussions, […]

UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education hosts health conference

UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education is hosting a conference titled “Health and Wellbeing in Children, Youth, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Autism, Intellectual Disabilities and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders.”  The event is […]

International Workshop on Higher Education Reform held at UBC

The seventh International Workshop on Higher Education Reform will bring together professors from across Canada and their colleagues and professors from Latin America, Asia and Western Europe.  The UBC held […]

Engineering student brings Teach for India to UBC

Fourth-year electrical engineering student Mansi Tandon has started a new initiative at UBC. She is bringing Teach for India to UBC as its first ambassador here. Teach for India is […]

EPLT prof participates in Best Buy Best In Class program

The Best Buy Canada’s Best in Class Fund Program will be awarding 10 Canadian schools $20,000 each in grants to upgrade their school’s tech equipment and receive in-the-classroom and ongoing […]

Grand Challenges Canada announces new Canadian Rising Stars in Global Health program

Grand Challenges Canada has announced the Canadian Rising Stars in Global Health requests for proposals.  This program is a call to action for young Canadian scientists to make their contribution […]

Civil Engineering prof receives Manning Innovation Award for waste to fertilizer technology

UBC civil engineering professor and entrepreneur Donald S. Mavinic received the Ernest C. Manning Awards’ $25,000 Dave Mitchell Award of Distinction at a ceremony held in Ottawa last week.  A […]

Peter Wall Institute announces Major Thematic Grant Award

A Major Thematic Grant has been awarded by the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC that will fund research over three years to identify the immunological explanation for […]